Table

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Table, x-ray system, diagnostic,
  • Class:
  • Class 1
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Table, x-ray system, diagnostic,
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 222016
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

222016

Epic-X Pty Ltd - Table, x-ray system, diagnostic, <specify>

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class 1

Sponsor

Epic-X Pty Ltd

Postal Address

9 / 185 Briens Road,NORTHMEAD, NSW, 2152

Australia

ARTG Start Date

5/04/2014

Product category

Medical Device Class 1

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Oakworks Medical Equipment Division of

Oakworks Inc

923 East Wellspring Road

New Freedom, PA, 17349

United States Of America

Products

1. Table, x-ray system, diagnostic, <specify>

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

5/04/2014

GMDN

40653 Table, x-ray system, diagnostic, <specify>

Intended purpose

Oakworks Imaging procedure tables are either stationary or with electrically powered motion used as an

accessory with various imaging systems. These may be used in pain management practices, endoscopy

units, surgical centers and other multi-disciplinary medical facilities.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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22-3-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Levucell SC (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1077) as a feed additive for lambs and horses

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Levucell® SC is the trade name for a feed additive based on viable cells of a strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The product is currently authorised for use in feed for horses, lambs, dairy sheep and dairy goats, dairy cows and cattle for fattening. This opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation of Levucell® SC as a zootechnical additive for lambs and horses. S. cerevisiae is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-3-2019

Evaluation of the applicability of existing (Q)SAR models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and similarity analysis related with genotoxicity of pesticides for facilitating of grouping and read across

Evaluation of the applicability of existing (Q)SAR models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and similarity analysis related with genotoxicity of pesticides for facilitating of grouping and read across

Published on: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 To facilitate the practical implementation of the guidance on the residue definition for dietary risk assessment, EFSA has organized an evaluation of applicability of existing in silico models for predicting the genotoxicity of pesticides and their metabolites, including analysis of the impact on genotoxicity of the metabolic structural changes. The prediction ability of (Q)SARs for in vitro and in vivo tests were evaluated. For the Ames test, all (Q)SAR models generated s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Cinergy® Life B3 HiCon (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50508, B. amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50509 and Bacillus subtilis NRRL B‐50510) as a feed additive for pigs for fattening and minor porcine species

Safety and efficacy of Cinergy® Life B3 HiCon (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50508, B. amyloliquefaciens NRRL B‐50509 and Bacillus subtilis NRRL B‐50510) as a feed additive for pigs for fattening and minor porcine species

Published on: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 The additive contains viable spores of two strains of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and a single strain of Bacillus subtilis and is intended to be used with pigs for fattening and minor porcine species at a minimum inclusion level of 1.5 × 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg complete feedingstuffs. The two bacterial species are considered suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to safety assessment, which requires the identity of the strains to be establ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-3-2019

ANSES and University of Rennes 1 strengthen their scientific cooperation dedicated to &quot;One Health&quot;

ANSES and University of Rennes 1 strengthen their scientific cooperation dedicated to &quot;One Health&quot;

Roger Genet, Director General of ANSES, and David Alis, President of the University of Rennes 1, today signed a scientific framework agreement aimed at strengthening their cooperation on environmental health, focused primarily on the "One Health" concept covering human, animal and plant health for the benefit of all. To mark this occasion, a conference and round table were organised on the theme of the exposome, one of the key issues at the heart of this new partnership between the two institutions.  

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

18-3-2019

Mylan Institutional LLC Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Levoleucovorin Injection Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter

Mylan Institutional LLC Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Levoleucovorin Injection Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter

Mylan Institutional LLC is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of two lots (see table below) of Levoleucovorin Injection, 250 mg/25 mL to the consumer/user level. The lots were manufactured by Alidac Pharmaceuticals Limited and distributed by Mylan Institutional LLC.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from Aspergillus niger (strain LFS)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase (triacylglycerol acylhydrolase, EC 3.1.1.3) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain LFS by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The triacylglycerol lipase food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the fo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose oxidase from Aspergillus niger (strain ZGL)

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 The food enzyme glucose oxidase (β‐d‐glucose:oxygen 1‐oxidoreductase; EC 1.1.3.4) is produced with a genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain ZGL by DSM Food Specialties B.V.. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucose oxidase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme‐total orga...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

13-3-2019

Safety and efficacy of Probion forte® (Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Probion forte® (Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Additive and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Probion Forte®(Bacillus subtilis KCCM 10941P and Bacillus coagulans KCCM 11093P) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening. The two bacterial species are considered suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach to safety assessment provided that the identity of the strains is established and the lack ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-3-2019


Draft Colchicine tablet 0.5 mg and 1 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft Colchicine tablet 0.5 mg and 1 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft Colchicine tablet 0.5 mg and 1 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-3-2019

Apotex Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP, 28x3 Blister Pack/Carton Due to Possibility of Missing/Incorrect Tablet Arrangement

Apotex Corp. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP, 28x3 Blister Pack/Carton Due to Possibility of Missing/Incorrect Tablet Arrangement

Weston, Florida, Apotex Corp. is voluntarily recalling four lots of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP to the patient /user level. The four recalled lots of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP may possibly contain defective blisters with incorrect tablet arrangements and/or an empty blister pocket. The affected product is manufactured by Oman Pharmaceutical Products Co. LLC. Oman under the subcontract from Helm AG, Nordkanalstrasse 28, Hamburg, 20097, Germany.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-2-2019

RH recalls Metal-Wrapped Coffee Tables

RH recalls Metal-Wrapped Coffee Tables

The plating beneath the surface coating may contain lead and may present a risk of lead exposure to children. Lead is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.

Health Canada

31-1-2019

Manual for reporting on zoonoses and zoonotic agents, within the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC, and on some other pathogenic microbiological agents for information derived from the year 2018

Manual for reporting on zoonoses and zoonotic agents, within the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC, and on some other pathogenic microbiological agents for information derived from the year 2018

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 This reporting manual provides guidance to Member States (MSs) for reporting on zoonoses and zoonotic agents in animals, food and feed under the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC and also on the reporting of other pathogenic microbiological agents in food. The objective of this manual is to harmonise and streamline reporting by MSs to ensure that the data collected are relevant and comparable for analysis at the European Union (EU) level. This manual covers all the zoonose...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

The raw primary commodity (RPC) model: strengthening EFSA's capacity to assess dietary exposure at different levels of the food chain, from raw primary commodities to foods as consumed

The raw primary commodity (RPC) model: strengthening EFSA's capacity to assess dietary exposure at different levels of the food chain, from raw primary commodities to foods as consumed

Published on: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 Dietary exposure is typically calculated by combining food consumption data with occurrence data. EFSA's food consumption data are stored in the Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database (Comprehensive Database). Some of these data, however, cannot be used in exposure assessments when the occurrence data are reported for the raw primary commodities (RPCs). The RPC model aims to bridge this gap by transforming the Comprehensive Database into RPC consumption data. Usi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of B‐Act® when used in feed for turkeys for fattening, reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying. B‐Act® is a preparation containing viable spores of a Bacillus licheniformis strain. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qua...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 (DSM 32264) as a feed additive for cats

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 (DSM 32264) as a feed additive for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 when used in feed for cats at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32264. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presum...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 (DSM 32203) as a feed additive for dogs

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 (DSM 32203) as a feed additive for dogs

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 when used in feed for dogs at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32203. This species is considered by the European Food Safety Authority to be sui...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

Apo-Prednisone 5 mg Tablet (2018-12-18)

Apo-Prednisone 5 mg Tablet (2018-12-18)

Health Canada

17-12-2018


Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft cabozantinib tablet 20 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg, capsule 20 4 mg and 80 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

17-12-2018


Draft ezetimibe tablet 10 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft ezetimibe tablet 10 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Draft ezetimibe tablet 10 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-12-2018

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The present scientific opinion deals with the assessment of the bioavailability of magnesium, from the proposed nutrient source, magnesium citrate malate (MgCM), when added for nutritional purposes to food supplements. MgCM is a mixed salt consisting of magnesium cations and citrate and malate anions, and with a magnesium content of 12–15%. MgCM is proposed to be used in food supplements that are intended to provide up to 300–540 mg/day magnesium. The data provided demonst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-11-2018

EFSA Scientific Colloquium 24 – 'omics in risk assessment: state of the art and next steps

EFSA Scientific Colloquium 24 – 'omics in risk assessment: state of the art and next steps

Published on: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 In recent years, the development of innovative tools in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics (designated collectively as 'omics technologies) has opened up new possibilities for applications in scientific research and led to the availability of vast amounts of analytical data. The interpretation and integration of 'omics data can provide valuable information on the functional status of an organism and on the effect of external factors such as stressors. T...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States, to the patient level, of all lots of Amlodipine / Valsartan combination tablets and Amlodipine / Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets (see table below) due to an impurity detected above specification limits in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Mylan India. The impurity found in Mylan’s valsartan API is known as N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), which has been classified as a probable human carc...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

IKEA Canada recalls GLIVARP frosted white extendable dining tables

IKEA Canada recalls GLIVARP frosted white extendable dining tables

The extension may detach from the rails resulting in the extension to collapse, which may lead to incidents or injuries to consumers.

Health Canada

27-11-2018

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 Abstract In response to the EFSA call New approaches in identifying and characterizing microbial and chemical hazards, the project INNUENDO (https://sites.google.com/site/theinnuendoproject/) aimed to design an analytical platform and standard procedures for the use of whole‐genome sequencing in surveillance and outbreak investigation of food‐borne pathogens. The project firstly attempted to identify existing flaws and needs, and then to provide applicable cross‐sectorial ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraclostrobin

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraclostrobin

Published on: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for pyraclostrobin in the framework of the MRL review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, residues trials supporting the existing use of pyraclostrobin on table grapes authorised in southern EU Member States and an analytical method for analysing residues of pyraclostrobin in ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Popillia japonica(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) for the EU. P. japonica is a distinguishable species listed in Annex IAII of Council Directive 2000/29/EC. It is native to Japan but established in the USA in the early 20th century. It spreads from New Jersey to most US states east of the Mississippi, some to the west and north into Canada. P. japonica feeds on over 700 plant species. Adults attack folia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

FDA authorizes emergency use of first Ebola fingerstick test with portable reader

FDA authorizes emergency use of first Ebola fingerstick test with portable reader

FDA authorizes emergency use of first Ebola fingerstick test with portable reader

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant, Nichino Europe Co. Ltd., submitted application request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate confirmatory data that were identified for pyraflufen‐ethyl in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The submitted data were sufficient to confirm the MRLs for citrus fruits, tree nuts, pome fruits, stone fruits, table and wine grapes, curra...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A rapid qualitative assessment has been done by performing a theoretical analysis on the transmission of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) via fresh meat from poultry reared or kept in captivity for the production of meat (raw poultry meat) or raw table eggs. A predetermined transmission pathway followed a number of steps from a commercial or non‐commercial poultry establishment within the EU exposed to LPAI virus (LPAIV) to the onward virus transmission...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

4-10-2018

Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination

Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination

Silver Star Brands, Inc., is initiating a voluntary recall of six products for humans (including four Native Remedies® and two Healthful Naturals™) and two PetAlive® products for pets for a total of eight products with lot numbers, see table below, to the consumer level. The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-10-2018

Garderie Dépôt recalls Dream on Me Portable Cribs

Garderie Dépôt recalls Dream on Me Portable Cribs

The distance between the top surface of the lowest fixed side and the top surface of the mattress support is lower than what is required by law, posing a fall hazard.

Health Canada

10-9-2018

Jay Trends Inc. recalls Tempered Glass of the Sunbeam Linear Fire Table

Jay Trends Inc. recalls Tempered Glass of the Sunbeam Linear Fire Table

In some circumstances the tempered glass pane may break or shatter unexpectedly into small pieces and may pose laceration injuries to consumers.

Health Canada

1-9-2018

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

Published on: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was asked for a partial risk assessment of Spodoptera frugiperda for the territory of the EU focussing on the main pathways for entry, factors affecting establishment, risk reduction options and pest management. As a polyphagous pest, five commodity pathways were examined in detail. Aggregating across these and other pathways, we estimate that tens of thousands to over a million individual larvae could enter the EU annually on host commodities. Instigat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-8-2018

Jean Coutu Group recalls ibiZ Portable USB Wall Chargers

Jean Coutu Group recalls ibiZ Portable USB Wall Chargers

The chargers can overheat and melt, posing afire and burnhazard.

Health Canada

29-8-2018

Hellolife, Inc. Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin due to Possible Microbial Contamination

Hellolife, Inc. Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin due to Possible Microbial Contamination

HelloLife, Inc. in Grand Rapids, MI is initiating a voluntary recall of four different products, Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin, within expiry, to the retail and consumer level due to possible microbial contamination. Neuroveen has been tested and found to be contaminated with Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Burkholderia cepacia. Compulsin has been identified as containing Burkholderia cepacia. Respitrol and Thyroveev are still pending bacterial identification. Each product being recalled...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-8-2018

Scientific Opinion about the Guidance of the Chemical Regulation Directorate (UK) on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments

Scientific Opinion about the Guidance of the Chemical Regulation Directorate (UK) on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues reviewed the guidance on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessment. The inclusion of aged sorption is a higher tier in the groundwater leaching assessment. The Panel based its review on a test with three substances taken from a data set provided by the European Crop Protection Association. Particular points of attention were the quali...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Published on: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set an import tolerance for the active substance mandestrobin in strawberries, table grapes and wine grapes. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for the crops under consideration. Adequate analytica...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-8-2018

Animal Drug Under Fee Amendments Reauthorized Through September 2023 to Allow for FDA’s Continued Timely Review of Animal Drug Applications

Animal Drug Under Fee Amendments Reauthorized Through September 2023 to Allow for FDA’s Continued Timely Review of Animal Drug Applications

On 8/14/18, the Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018 was signed into law to reauthorize ADUFA and AGDUFA. These programs help FDA maintain a predictable and timely animal drug review process, foster innovation, and expedite access to new therapies for animals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Posaconazole gastro-resistant tablet 100 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Scientific guideline: Posaconazole gastro-resistant tablet 100 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Posaconazole gastro-resistant tablet 100 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir film-coated tablet 90 mg/400 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Scientific guideline: Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir film-coated tablet 90 mg/400 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir film-coated tablet 90 mg/400 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-8-2018

Scientific guideline:  Agomelatine tablet 25 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Scientific guideline: Agomelatine tablet 25 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance, adopted

Agomelatine tablet 25 mg product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-7-2018

FDA Approves NexGard for prevention of infections that cause Lyme disease in dogs

FDA Approves NexGard for prevention of infections that cause Lyme disease in dogs

FDA has approved NexGard (afoxolaner), a chewable tablet administered once monthly to dogs, for the prevention of Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi) infections by killing Black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis), which carry the bacterium.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-7-2018

Several drugs containing valsartan being recalled due to contamination with a potential carcinogen

Several drugs containing valsartan being recalled due to contamination with a potential carcinogen

Several drugs containing the ingredient valsartan are being recalled by their manufacturers. An impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), was found in the valsartan used in these products. The valsartan was supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals. NDMA is a potential human carcinogen, which means that it could cause cancer with long-term exposure. Five companies have affected products, which are being recalled (identified in table below).

Health Canada

7-6-2018

Prevent Heartworms in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets Year-Round

Prevent Heartworms in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets Year-Round

Heartworm disease can be fatal to pets, but it is also preventable. Learn more about the dangers of heartworm disease and the importance of year-round prevention.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-5-2018

Health Canada warns of safety hazards with several uncertified USB chargers

Health Canada warns of safety hazards with several uncertified USB chargers

As part of a planned national sampling and compliance project, Health Canada tested a number of uncertified USB chargers. The following products were found to pose an unacceptable risk of electric shock and fire and are being recalled. This table will be updated if and when new products are recalled.

Health Canada

15-3-2019

We facilitate medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S.  https://go.usa.gov/

We facilitate medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/

We facilitate medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/xE6Ws 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-2-2019

EU/3/05/296 (Diurnal Europe B.V.)

EU/3/05/296 (Diurnal Europe B.V.)

EU/3/05/296 (Active substance: Hydrocortisone (modified release tablet)) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)1358 of Thu, 14 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002750

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-2-2019

EU/3/08/554 (IDEA Innovative Drug European Associates (Ireland) Limited)

EU/3/08/554 (IDEA Innovative Drug European Associates (Ireland) Limited)

EU/3/08/554 (Active substance: Beraprost sodium (modified release tablet)) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)1354 of Thu, 14 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000003232

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-2-2019

EU/3/07/441 (Diurnal Europe B.V.)

EU/3/07/441 (Diurnal Europe B.V.)

EU/3/07/441 (Active substance: Hydrocortisone (modified release tablet)) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2019)1359 of Thu, 14 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002999

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

21-9-2018

Regulatory and procedural guideline:  Draft qualification opinion on stride velocity 95th centile as a secondary endpoint in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy measured by a valid and suitable wearable device, draft: consultation open

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Draft qualification opinion on stride velocity 95th centile as a secondary endpoint in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy measured by a valid and suitable wearable device, draft: consultation open

This report provides a final agreed draft Context of Use for public consultation describing where Stride Velocity measured at the ankle 95th Centile is deemed by CHMP as an appropriate endpoint in studies to support regulatory decision making on medicines for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), together with CHMP’s scientific consideration of the submission leading to the draft opinion. The document also includes the questions posed by the applicant and also raised by CHMP to the Applic...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

13-9-2018

 European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

This workshop on the development of medicines for chronic non-infectious liver diseases, including primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, provides a platform for discussion on appropriate endpoints including validation of surrogate endpoints/biomarkers, suitable study populations, potentially adequate trial designs and the specific challenges with paediatric medicine development. The workshop will support the drafting of a reflection paper on regul...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

17-8-2018

#FDA issues FR notice on proposed list of #MedicalDevice accessories suitable for class I. Comments open for 60 days. View the list here:  https://go.usa.gov/xUe37  #FDARA

#FDA issues FR notice on proposed list of #MedicalDevice accessories suitable for class I. Comments open for 60 days. View the list here: https://go.usa.gov/xUe37  #FDARA

#FDA issues FR notice on proposed list of #MedicalDevice accessories suitable for class I. Comments open for 60 days. View the list here: https://go.usa.gov/xUe37  #FDARA

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

Skin cancer is the most preventable type of cancer. Avoiding sunburn and overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays is key:  https://survivorship.cancer.gov/springboard/wellness/sun-safety … #dontfrydaypic.twitter.com/1vzXm28tQC

Skin cancer is the most preventable type of cancer. Avoiding sunburn and overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays is key: https://survivorship.cancer.gov/springboard/wellness/sun-safety … #dontfrydaypic.twitter.com/1vzXm28tQC

Skin cancer is the most preventable type of cancer. Avoiding sunburn and overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays is key: https://survivorship.cancer.gov/springboard/wellness/sun-safety … #dontfryday pic.twitter.com/1vzXm28tQC

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration