EPRO 940 SOUR

Informasi Utama

  • Nama dagang:
  • EPRO 940 SOUR
  • Digunakan untuk:
  • manusia
  • Jenis Obat:
  • Perangkat medis

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Lokalisasi

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  • EPRO 940 SOUR
    Indonesia
  • Bahasa:
  • Bahasa Indonesia

Informasi lainnya

Status

  • Sumber:
  • Ecolab
  • Nomor Otorisasi:
  • 944678-02
  • Pembaharuan Terakhir:
  • 12-03-2018

Ringkasan karakteristik Produk: dosis, interaksi, efek samping

EPRO 940 SOUR

Produk binatu

LEMBAR DATA KEAMANAN

Nama produk

Penggunaan dan

pembatasan yang

direkomendasikan

Nomor telepon darurat

:

:

Informasi pemasok

:

EPRO 940 SOUR

Gunakan hanya untuk tujuan pada label produk.

:

Bagian 1. Identifikasi produk kimia dan perusahaan

Nama-nama lain

:

Tidak ada.

Informasi pengenceran

produk

:

Up to 0.384 oz/10gal or 0.3 mL/L in water

PT. Ecolab Indonesia

Jl. Jababeka XII Kav V-37

Kawasan Industri jababeka, Cikarang

Indonesia 17350

Tel : (62-21) 5707557 Fax : (62-21) 5707682

+1 651-222-5352

KOROSI/IRITASI KULIT - 1A

IRITASI/ KERUSAKAN PARAH PADA MATA -

TOSISITAS SISTEMIK PADA ORGAN

TARGET SPESIFIK KARENA PAPARAN

TUNGGAL [Efek narkotik] - 3

BAHAYA TOKSISITAS AKUT PADA

LINGKUNGAN AKUATIK - 3

Klasifikasi GHS

(Globally

Harmonised System

~ Sistim Harmonisasi

Global)

:

Kata sinyal

:

Berbahaya

Pernyataan bahaya

:

Menyebabkan luka bakar yang parah pada kulit

dan kerusakan mata.

Dapat menyebabkan mengantuk atau pusing.

Berbahaya terhadap kehidupan akuatik.

Piktogram

:

Pernyataan kehati-hatian

Pencegahan

:

Kenakan sarung tangan pelindung. Kenakan

pelindung mata atau wajah. Kenakan pakaian

pelindung. Gunakan hanya di udara terbuka

atau di area dengan ventilasi yang baik. Hindari

pelepasan ke lingkungan. Hindari menghirup

debu. Jangan menghirup debu atau kabut.

Cuci tangan dengan bersih setelah

penanganan.

2. Identifikasi Bahaya

Elemen label GHS

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tidak diklasifikasikan.

Tanpa Kata Sinyal

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya

kritis.

Cuci sepenuhnya sesudah penanganan.

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2. Identifikasi Bahaya

Tanggapan

:

JIKA TERHIRUP: Pindahkan korban ke udara

segar dan menjaga nyaman untuk bernafas.

Segera hubungi Pusat Penanggulangan

Keracunan atau tenaga medis. JIKA

TERTELAN: Segera hubungi Pusat

Penanggulangan Keracunan atau tenaga

medis. Kumur. JANGAN merangsang muntah.

JIKA TERKENA KULIT (atau rambut): Segera

tanggalkan semua pakaian yang

terkontaminasi. Cuci kult dengan air atau

pancuran. Cuci pakaian yang terkontaminasi

sebelum dipakai kembali. Segera hubungi

Pusat Penanggulangan Keracunan atau tenaga

medis. JIKA TERKENA MATA: Bilas secara

hati-hati dengan air selama beberapa menit.

Lepaskan lensa kontak jika memakainya dan

mudah dilakukan. Lanjutkan membilas. Segera

hubungi Pusat Penanggulangan Keracunan

atau tenaga medis.

Penyimpanan

:

Tidak teridentifikasi adanya tindakan khusus

lainnya.

Pembuangan

:

Buang isi dan wadah sesuai dengan peraturan

lokal, regional, nasional dan internasional.

Bahaya lain

:

Penanganan dan/atau pengolahan bahan ini

bisa menimbulkan debu yang dapat

menyebabkan iritasi mekanis pada mata, kulit,

hidung dan tenggorokan.

Tidak berlaku.

Tidak teridentifikasi adanya tindakan khusus

lainnya.

Tidak berlaku.

Tidak diketahui.

Campuran

3. Komposisi/ Informasi tentang Bahan Penyusun Senyawa tunggal

Zat/sediaan

:

alkali fluorosilikat (Na)

30 - 50

16893-85-9

Komponen-komponen yang berbahaya

Nomor CAS

Rentang konsentrasi (%)

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tidak terdapat bahan yang, sejauh pengetahuan pemasok saat ini dan pada konsentrasi yang berlaku,

diklasifikasikan sebagai berbahaya pada kesehatan atau lingkungan dan karenanya diperlukan pelaporan dalam

bagian ini.

Bilas secara hati-hati dengan air selama

beberapa menit. Lepaskan lensa kontak jika

memakainya dan mudah dilakukan. Lanjutkan

membilas. Segera dapatkan pertolongan medis.

Segera tanggalkan semua pakaian yang

terkontaminasi. Cuci kult dengan air atau

pancuran. Oleskan gel kalsium glukonat, jika

tersedia, atau susu magnesium untuk daerah

yang terkena. Segera dapatkan pertolongan

medis. Cuci pakaian sebelum dikenakan lagi.

Bersihkan sepatu secara menyeluruh sebelum

digunakan kembali.

Kontak mata

Kontak kulit

:

:

4. Tindakan Pertolongan Pertama

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Efek setelah terkena mata tidak diketahui.

Bilas dengan air selama beberapa menit.

Efek setelah terkena kulit tidak diketahui.

Bilas dengan air selama beberapa menit.

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4. Tindakan Pertolongan Pertama

Segera dapatkan pertolongan medis. Kumur.

Jangan memaksa muntah. Jika tersedia, ambil

beberapa tablet 'calcium antacid' (Contoh: Tums)

atau beberapa sendok makan 'milk of magnesia'

Pindahkan korban ke udara segar dan

istirahatkan pada posisi yang nyaman untuk

bernafas. Segera dapatkan pertolongan medis.

Penghirupan

Tertelan

:

:

Perlindungan bagi

penolong pertama

:

Tidak boleh melakukan tindakan yang menyangkut risiko pribadi atau tanpa pelatihan yang

sesuai. Mungkin dapat membahayakan bagi orang yang memberikan pertolongan resusitasi dari

mulut-ke-mulut. Jika ventilasi tidak memadai, gunakan respirator yang akan melindungi terhadap

debu/kabut. Cuci pakaian yang terkontaminasi dengan air sampai bersih sebelum

melepaskannya, atau memakai sarung tangan.

Catatan untuk

dokter

:

Obati berdasarkan gejala. Segera menghubungi ahli perawatan racun jika jumlah besar

termakan atau terhirup.

Lihat informasi toksikologi (bagian 11)

Tidak perlu tindakan khusus. Obati

berdasarkan gejala.

Dapatkan pertolongan medis jika terjadi

gejala.

Jika ada kebakaran segera isolasi tempat kejadian dengan menjauhkan semua

orang dari lokasi kebakaran. Tidak boleh melakukan tindakan yang menyangkut

risiko pribadi atau tanpa pelatihan yang sesuai. Pindahkan wadah dari kebakaran

jika ini dapat dilakukan tanpa risiko. Gunakan semprotan air untuk menjaga agar

wadah yang terkena panasnya api tetap dingin.

Produk dekomposisi termal

berbahaya

Bahaya spesifik yang

diakibatkan bahan kimia

tersebut

Bahan-bahan berikut ini mungkin dapat termasuk golongan produk penguraian-

hayati:

oksida sulfur

senyawa berhalogen

oksida logam/oksida

Awan debu halus tercampur dengan udara dapat membentuk campuran yang

mudah-meledak. Bahan ini berbahaya bagi kehidupan air. Air bekas memadamkan

kebakaran yang tercemar dengan bahan ini harus dibendung dan dicegah agar

tidak mengalir masuk/dibuang ke saluran air, parit, atau selokan.

Petugas pemadam kebakaran harus memakai perlengkapan pelindung yang

memadai dan alat bantu pernapasan (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus - SCBA)

yang berpelindung-wajah penuh dan yang beroperasi dalam mode tekanan positif.

Alat pelindung khusus

untuk petugas pemadam

kebakaran

Gunakan serbuk kimia kering.

:

:

:

Media yang sesuai untuk

pemadaman kebakaran

:

:

5. Tindakan Pemadaman Kebakaran

Produk TERJUAL

Langkah-langkah

pencegahan bagi

lingkungan

Tindakan

pencegahan pribadi

:

:

Segera laksanakan prosedur perusahaan untuk

menanggulangi tumpahan. Jauhkan orang-orang

dari tepat tumpahan. Kenakan perlengkapan

pelindung pribadi yang layak (lihat bagian 8).

Jangan menyentuh atau berjalan kaki melintasi

tumpahan bahan.

Mencegah pengaliran tumpahan bahan ke tanah

dan ke saluran air yang terbuka.

6. Tindakan Penanggulangan jika terjadi Kebocoran

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Gunakan alat pelindung diri sesuai

kebutuhan.

Jaga agar tumpahan bahan dalam jumlah

banyak tidak mengalir ke tanah dan saluran

air di permukaan tanah.

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6. Tindakan Penanggulangan jika terjadi Kebocoran

Jika petugas keadaan darurat tidak ada,

bendung dan kumpulkan tumpahan kecil dengan

bahan penyerap yang tidak mudah-menyala,

misalnya, pasir, tanah atau bahan lain yang

sesuai dan masukkan ke dalam wadah yang

layak untuk pembuangan. Gunakan air bilas

untuk pembersihan akhir.

Metode untuk

membersihan

:

Gunakan air bilas untuk pembersihan akhir.

Menangani/

Penanganan

Penyimpanan

Jangan terkena mata atau kulit atau pakaian.

Jangan menghirup debu. Gunakan hanya

dengan ventilasi yang memadai. Cuci

sepenuhnya sesudah penanganan.

Jauhkan dari jangkauan anak-anak. Pastikan

wadah tertutup rapat.

:

:

7. Penanganan dan Penyimpanan

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Cuci sepenuhnya sesudah penanganan.

Jauhkan dari jangkauan anak-anak.

Simpan dalam suhu antara: -15 dan 50°C

Perlindungan

tangan

Tidak diperlukan respirator dalam kondisi normal

dan kondisi yang ditentukan untuk penggunaan

produk.

Gunakan sarung tangan yang kuat, tahan-kimia.

Gunakan kacamata pelindung. Selanjutnya

gunakan pelindung wajah.

Perlindungam mata

Perlindungan

pernapasan

:

:

:

Perlindungan kulit

Gunakan celemek sintetis, peralatan pelindung

lainnya yang diperlukan untuk mencegah kontak

kulit.

:

Pengendalian teknik

yang sesuai

:

Gunakan hanya dengan ventilasi yang memadai.

Jika pengoperasian pemakai menimbulkan debu,

asap, gas, uap atau kabut, gunakan daerah kerja

terkurung, ventilasi pembuangan lokal atau

kontrol teknis lainnya untuk menjaga agar

pekerja tidak terbuka terhadap kontaminan

terbawa-udara di atas batas yang

direkomendasikan atau ketentuan hukum.

Menyediakan fasilitas untuk cepat membasahi

atau pembilasan pada mata dan tubuh pada

kasus kontak atau bahaya lain.

Cuci tangan, lengan dan wajah sampai bersih setelah menangani produk kimia, sebelum

makan, merokok dan menggunakan WC dan seusai waktu kerja. Teknik yang sesuai harus

digunakan untuk melepaskan/membuang pakaian berpotensi terkontaminasi. Cuci pakaian

yang terkontaminasi sebelum dipakai kembali.

Tindakan higienis

:

Parameter pengendalian

Perlindungan perorangan

8. Kontrol Paparan/Perlindungan Diri

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Ventilasi umum yang baik semestinya cukup

untuk mengendalikan pemaparan pekerja

terhadap kadar kontaminasi yang terbawa-

udara.

Tidak ada peralatan pelindung yang

dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

Tidak ada peralatan pelindung yang

dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

Tidak diperlukan respirator dalam kondisi

normal dan kondisi yang ditentukan untuk

penggunaan produk.

alkali fluorosilikat (Na)

Departemen Tenaga Kerja (Indonesia,

2/2005).

NAB: 2.5 mg/m³, (sebagai F) 8 jam.

Nama bahan

Batas pemaparan

Tidak ada peralatan pelindung yang

dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

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Bentuk fisik

Titik lebur

Tekanan uap

Kerapatan relatif

Rapat uap

Kelarutan

Serbuk

Tidak tersedia.

1.1 sampai dengan 1.3 (Air = 1)

Tidak tersedia.

Tidak tersedia.

Sebagian dapat larut pada bahan-bahan berikut:

air dingin dan air panas.

Tidak berbau

Bau

pH

Putih-tulang [Terang]

Warna

Laju penguapan

(butil asetat = 1)

Tidak tersedia.

Suhu dapat

membakar sendiri

(auto-ignition)

Titik nyala

Tidak tersedia.

> 100°C

Tidak tersedia.

1 sampai dengan 3 (1%)

Kekentalan

Tidak tersedia.

Koefisien partisi (n-

oktanol/air)

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

:

Titik didih

:

Tidak tersedia.

Flamabilitas

(padatan, gas)

:

Tidak tersedia.

Batas ledakan

:

Tidak tersedia.

9. Sifat Fisika dan Kimia

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Cairan.

Tidak berwarna

Tidak berbau

3 sampai dengan 6

> 100°C

Suhu penguraian

Ambang bau

:

:

Tidak tersedia.

Tidak tersedia.

Hasil peruraian yang

berbahaya

Kondisi untuk dihindarkan

Hindari pembentukan debu ketika menangani dan hindari semua sumber

penyulutan (percikan atau nyala). Lakukan tindakan pencegahan terhadap

pelepasan muatan elektrostatik. Untuk menghindari kebakaran atau ledakan,

hilangkan arus listrik statik sewaktu pemindahan dengan membumikan, dan

mengikat wadah dan peralatan sebelum memindahkan bahan. Mencegah

akumulasi debu.

Pada kondisi penyimpanan dan penggunaan yang normal, produk-produk

penguraian-hayati yang berbahaya seharusnya tidak terproduksi.

Produk ini stabil.

Stabilitas

Reaktif atau inkompabilitas dengan bahan-bahan berikut: alkali.

Sedikit reaktif atau tidak cocok dengan bahan-bahan berikut: logam, asam dan

cairan/uap-lembab.

:

:

:

Bahan untuk dihindari

:

Kemungkinan reaksi yang

berbahaya

:

Dibawah kondisi penyimpanan dan penggunaan yang normal, reaksi yang

berbahaya tidak akan terjadi.

10. Stabilitas dan Reaktifitas

Produk TERJUAL

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Data toksisitas

Nama produk/bahan

Hasil

Spesies

Dosis

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Karsinogenisitas

:

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Mutagenisitas

:

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Teratogenisitas

:

Efek-efek perkembangan

selama masa pertumbuhan

:

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Efek-efek kesuburan

:

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Toksisitas kronis

Rute Paparan

:

Kontak kulit, Kontak mata, Tertelan

Toksisitas akut

Penghirupan

:

Dapat menyebabkan depresi sistem saraf pusat

(CNS). Dapat menyebabkan mengantuk atau

pusing. Dapat menyebabkan iritasi pernafasan.

Dapat menyebabkan depresi sistem saraf pusat

(CNS). Dapat menyebabkan luka bakar pada

mulut, tenggorokan dan perut.

:

Tertelan

Kontak kulit

:

Menyebabkan luka bakar parah.

Menyebabkan kerusakan serius pada mata.

:

Kontak mata

11. Informasi Toksikologi

Gejala

Kontak kulit

Tertelan

Penghirupan

Gejala-gejala gangguan kesehatan mungkin

akan meliputi:

iritasi saluran pernapasan

batuk

mual atau muntah

sakit kepala

rasa mengantuk/letih

pening/vertigo

tidak sadarkan diri

Iritasi saluran pernapasan

Gejala-gejala gangguan kesehatan mungkin

akan meliputi:

sakit perut

Gejala-gejala gangguan kesehatan mungkin

akan meliputi:

pedih atau iritasi

kemerahan

kelepuhan bisa terjadi

:

:

:

Kontak mata

:

Gejala-gejala gangguan kesehatan mungkin

akan meliputi:

sakit/nyeri

berair

kemerahan

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tidak ada data khusus.

Tidak ada data khusus.

Tidak ada data khusus.

Tidak ada data khusus.

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya

kritis.

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya

kritis.

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya

kritis.

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya

kritis.

Tidak tersedia.

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Mobilitas dalam tanah

Tidak tersedia.

:

Efek merugikan lainnya

:

Tidak diketahui efek signifikan atau bahaya kritis.

Efek keracunan pada organisme air dan darat

Nama produk/bahan

Spesies

Hasil

Pemaparan

Persistensi dan kemudahan terurai

Nama produk/bahan

Uji

Dosis

Hasil

Zat inokulasi

Ekotoksisitas

:

Bahan ini berbahaya bagi kehidupan air.

12. Informasi Ekologi

Produk TERJUAL

alkali fluorosilikat (Na)

Akut LC50 49 mg/l

Ikan

96 jam

Tidak tersedia.

Hindari pembuangan. Upayakan untuk

menggunakan produk seluruhnya sesuai dengan

maksud penggunaannya. Pembuangan harus

sesuai dengan hukum dan peraturan yang

berlaku di tingkat regional, nasional dan lokal.

:

Metode

pembuangan

13. Pertimbangan Pembuangan/Pemusnahan

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Produk diencerkan dapat disalurkan ke

saluran pembuangan sanitasi Buang

kemasan kosong di tempat sampah

Nomor PBB Nama pengapalan yang sesuai

Penggolongan

Informasi

pengaturan

PG*

Informasi tambahan

PG* : Kelompok pengemasan

Lihat dokumen pengapalan untuk informasi transportasi tertentu.

14. Informasi Transportasi

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tidak dimaksudkan untuk

transportasi.

Kelas ADR/RID

UN2674

SODIUM FLUOROSILICATE

Nomor identifikasi

bahaya

Jumlah yang terbatas

5 kg

Kode terowongan

Kelas IMDG

UN2674

SODIUM FLUOROSILICATE

Jadwal darurat (EmS)

F-A, S-A

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15. Informasi yang berkaitan dengan Regulasi

Regulasi tentang

lingkungan, kesehatan

dan keamanan untuk

produk tersebut

:

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Sejauh diketahui tidak ada peraturan nasional

atau kedaerahan spesifik yang berlaku untuk

produk ini (termasuk bahan-bahan produk

tersebut).

Sejauh diketahui tidak ada peraturan

nasional atau kedaerahan spesifik yang

berlaku untuk produk ini (termasuk bahan-

bahan produk tersebut).

Sejarah / Riwayat

Tanggal terbitan

Informasi di atas diyakini benar sehubungan dengan formula yang digunakan untuk memproduksi produk di

negara asal. Sebagai data, standar, dan perubahan peraturan, dan ketentuan penggunaan dan penanganan

berada di luar kendali kami, TIDAK ADA GARANSI, TERSURAT MAUPUN TERSIRAT, DIBUAT SEBAGAI

KELENGKAPAN ATAU AKURASI LANJUTAN DARI INFORMASI INI.

Pemberitahuan kepada pembaca

Tanggal terbitan

sebelumnya

:

:

16. Informasi Lain

Referensi

Disiapkan oleh

:

Urusan peraturan

Tidak tersedia.

14 Mar 2013

Tidak ada validasi sebelumnya

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBH), CAS No 147398‐31‐0 and food contact material (FCM) substance No 1059. This biodegradable copolymer is produced by fermentation of palm oil using a genetically modified microorganism (Cupriavidus necator). Overall migration was up to 5.4 mg/kg. Oligomers are hydroxyl‐terminated or with crotyl‐ and hexenyl end‐...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Ireland

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Ireland

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 ;project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Poland

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Poland

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspond...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Belgium

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Belgium

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Portugal

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Portugal

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspond...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Lithuania

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Lithuania

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Spain

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Spain

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspond...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Latvia

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Latvia

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) of EFSA assessed the safety for the target species and the consumer of the use of a maximum total level of 1.5 mg vitamin D3/kg feed in fish nutrition (2017). The assessment was based on data that had been provided by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA). Since the data set provided by the NFSA did not include any new information concerning the safety for the user and the environment...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Greece

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Greece

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Mapping ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresponding ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Austria

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Austria

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases, in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA 's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the corresp...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Cyprus

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Cyprus

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspond...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Bulgaria

Data sources on animal diseases: Country Card of Bulgaria

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA 's SIGMA1,2 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which EFSA is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin disease; and on the correspo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efficacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive findings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-refined cassia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 This document provides guidance for communicators on how to communicate the various expressions of uncertainty described in EFSA's document: ‘Guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments’. It also contains specific guidance for assessors on how best to report the various expressions of uncertainty. The document provides a template for identifying expressions of uncertainty in scientific assessments and locating the specific guidance for each expression. The g...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 This document provides guidance for communicators on how to communicate the various expressions of uncertainty described in EFSA's document: ‘Guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments’. It also contains specific guidance for assessors on how best to report the various expressions of uncertainty. The document provides a template for identifying expressions of uncertainty in scientific assessments and locating the specific guidance for each expression. The g...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-1-2019

Resapath

Resapath

The development of antimicrobial resistance in animal and human bacteria is a major public health issue requiring an integrated approach across all types of medicine, according to the "One Health" concept covering both humans and animals. ANSES has mobilised significant resources to combat antimicrobial resistance, in particular by coordinating the French Surveillance Network for Antimicrobial Resistance in Pathogenic Bacteria of Animal Origin (Resapath), which is devoted to monitoring resistance in bact...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

8-1-2019

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is a major international human and animal health issue, because the emergence and spread of drug-resistant strains of bacteria call into question the efficacy of these treatments in humans and animals alike. Preserving the effectiveness of antibiotics is therefore a genuine public health challenge requiring an integrated approach across all types of medicine, according to the "One Health" concept covering both humans and animals. ANSES has mobilised significant resources to addr...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

4-1-2019

Bee health

Bee health

For several years now, a phenomenon resulting in the weakening and mortality of bee colonies has been seen in many countries. In this context, the impact of various factors that may act alone or in combination on the health of bee colonies (infectious and parasitic diseases, stress related to changes in food resources, plant protection products, climate conditions, etc.) has regularly been demonstrated through different scientific studies. Below is an update on this issue and details of the Agency's work.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

3-1-2019

Dollarama recalls MONTOY Little Princess Doll

Dollarama recalls MONTOY Little Princess Doll

The plastic doll contains levels of phthalates that exceed the allowable limit and may pose a chemical hazard. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

Health Canada

20-12-2018

Data sources on animal diseases: Methodology on mapping the data sources on animal diseases in European Union Member States

Data sources on animal diseases: Methodology on mapping the data sources on animal diseases in European Union Member States

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Mapping the ‘data sources’ on animal diseases, in each European Union (EU) Member State, is one of the activities of EFSA's SIGMA1 project. The aim of this activity is to identify the central competent authorities responsible for managing the data on animal diseases and animal populations in each Member State. Initially EFSA is focusing on three diseases (on which Animal Health and Plant Health Unit is currently working): African swine fever, avian influenza and lumpy skin...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 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 vitamin B2 in the form of riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt as an additive for all animal species for use in water for drinking. The additive under assessment is obtained from ■■■■■ a source of riboflavin produced by Ashbya gossypii. No information was provided on the identity and character...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-12-2018

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Heterogeneities in the wild boar data collection frameworks across Europe were analysed using questionnaires to explore comparability of hunting data in the short term and propose a common framework for future collection. Fifty‐seven respondents representing 32 countries covering more than 95% of European territory participated to the questionnaire. The most frequently recorded information in the official statistics included the quantity of animals shot per hunting ground ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Project DEMETER: Concept Note for an Emerging Risks Knowledge Exchange Platform (ERKEP) Framework

Project DEMETER: Concept Note for an Emerging Risks Knowledge Exchange Platform (ERKEP) Framework

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Researchers, governments, agencies, food producers and the civil society are increasingly concerned about ‘emerging food risks’. It is recognised that the successful identification of emerging risks is at the heart of protecting public health and the environment, and that this requires worldwide cooperation between all parties involved in the food supply chain. The objectives and research proposed in the DEMETER project are designed to support current (and future) EFSA pro...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

10-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

FDA releases guidance with recommendations for protecting patients from the risk of contaminated or substandard compounded products produced by outsourcing facilities.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

7-12-2018

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) in 1978 endorsed the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, expressed as propane‐1,2‐diol, established by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) in 1974. No adverse effects were observed in short‐t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-12-2018

Public health risks associated with food‐borne parasites

Public health risks associated with food‐borne parasites

Published on: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 Parasites are important food‐borne pathogens. Their complex lifecycles, varied transmission routes, and prolonged periods between infection and symptoms mean that the public health burden and relative importance of different transmission routes are often difficult to assess. Furthermore, there are challenges in detection and diagnostics, and variations in reporting. A Europe‐focused ranking exercise, using multicriteria decision analysis, identified potentially food‐borne ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-12-2018

Hiland Dairy Announces Voluntary Recall of Hiland Dairy Half-Gallon Whole Chocolate Milk

Hiland Dairy Announces Voluntary Recall of Hiland Dairy Half-Gallon Whole Chocolate Milk

Hiland Dairy is announcing a voluntary recall of half-gallon premium whole milk chocolate that is produced at the Kansas City, Missouri facility, over concerns the products may contain eggnog that could affect those individuals that have sensitivity to egg allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-12-2018

January 16, 2019: Meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

January 16, 2019: Meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

January 16, 2019: Meeting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-11-2018

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Data collection for the estimation of ecological data (specific focal species, time spent in treated areas collecting food, composition of diet), residue level and residue decline on food items to be used in the risk assessment for birds and mammals

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 The study described in this report was conducted with the aim of developing an unified database of ecological data and residue data to be used for the risk assessment of plant protection products for birds and mammals. The main sources of data were the information submitted in the context of approval of active substances and authorization of products and and additional information retrieved through a systematic literature review. The data were screened and organised in thr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx2 related to pesticide residues Objective 2: Linking the processing techniques investigated in regulatory studies with the E

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx2 related to pesticide residues Objective 2: Linking the processing techniques investigated in regulatory studies with the E

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 In the framework of the project ‘Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx2’ a compendium of representative processing techniques was prepared as a result of Objective 1. In Objective 2 the food / feed items and processes as described in the compendium of Objective 1 were coded using the FoodEx2 coding system. The coding covers the raw agricultural commodities and the food / feed item...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

21-11-2018

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecan and Cashew in Chocolate and Nut Tray

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecan and Cashew in Chocolate and Nut Tray

First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Chocolate and Nut Tray because it contains undeclared tree nuts, pecan and cashew. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (Pecan & Cashew) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Implementation and verification of PBPK modelling codes of TCDD in rats and humans into Berkeley Madonna

Implementation and verification of PBPK modelling codes of TCDD in rats and humans into Berkeley Madonna

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The goal of the current work was to implement and verify previously published rat and human PBPK modelling codes for TCDD into Berkeley Madonna. The US‐EPA has used these PBPK models in the reassessment of TCDD. A procurement contract has been set up to explore the possibilities to adequately run the models and reproduce previously published results. The implementation of the available codes in Berkeley Madonna was carried out at RIKILT‐WUR under the framework agreement wi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDD), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs) are detected ubiquitously in the environment, diet and human tissues. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) CONTAM Panel received a mandate from the European Commission for a scientific opinion on the risks for human and animal health related to the presence of dioxins and DL‐PCBs in food and feed. To support preparatory work for the hazard i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 To enable the hazard identification and characterisation in the risk assessment for humans related to the seventeen 2,3,7,8‐substituted dioxins (PCCDs) and furans (PCDFs) and the twelve dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs), EFSA outsourced an extensive literature search (ELS), followed by selection for relevance and extraction of relevant data for consideration in the risk assessment. Two tailored search strategies for Web of Science (WoS) and PubMed for identif...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Blokhuis neemt maatregelen om daling vaccinatiegraad te keren

Blokhuis neemt maatregelen om daling vaccinatiegraad te keren

Staatssecretaris Paul Blokhuis (VWS) wil de dalende vaccinatiegraad keren om Nederlanders beter te beschermen tegen de uitbraak van ernstige infectieziekten Hij start een zogenaamde vaccinatiealliantie waarin alle betrokken partijen (ouders, artsen, verpleegkundigen, deskundigen, etc.) hun krachten bundelen om het belang van vaccinaties op allerlei manieren duidelijker en zichtbaarder te maken. Aan onjuiste informatie over vaccinaties zal – bijvoorbeeld op sociale media - actief weerwoord worden geboden....

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

19-11-2018

Indigo Books & Music Inc. recalls American Girl WellieWishers Magic Theater Play Tent

Indigo Books & Music Inc. recalls American Girl WellieWishers Magic Theater Play Tent

The play tent does not meet the requirements for tent flammability under Canadian law. The tents could catch fire if exposed to a flame or other ignition source, and pose possible fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Health Canada

19-11-2018

Dollarama recalls MONTOY Doll and Toy Furniture Set

Dollarama recalls MONTOY Doll and Toy Furniture Set

The plastic doll and furniture toy set contains levels of phthalates that exceed the allowable limit and may pose a chemical hazard. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

Health Canada

17-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The food enzyme is an endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae by Novozymes A/S. 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. This xylanase is intended to be used in baking and cereal‐based processes. Based on the proposed maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organic solids (TOS) was e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 This joint ECDC‐EFSA report assesses whether vector count data (abundance) and the way these change throughout the year (seasonality) can provide useful information about vector‐borne diseases epidemiological processes of interest, and therefore, whether resources should be devoted to collecting such data. The document also summarises what measures of abundance and seasonality can be collected for each vector group (mosquitoes, sandflies, midges and ticks), ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Denmark to set import tolerances for the active substance haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for linseed and rapeseed. Adequate analytical metho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

3-11-2018

Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling one formula of Nutrisca dry dog food (described below) due to it containing elevated levels of vitamin D.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-11-2018

Natural Life Pet Products Issues Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Natural Life Pet Products Issues Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Natural Life Pet Products of Saint Louis, Missouri is voluntarily recalling our Chicken & Potato dry dog food (described below) due to it containing elevated levels of Vitamin D.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp., a well‐defined insect genus of the whitefly family Aleyrodidae (Arthropoda: Hemiptera). Difficulties within the taxonomy of the genus give doubt about the ability to accurately identify some members to species level. Nevertheless, the genus is thought to currently include about ninety species mainly reported from tropical and subtropical areas. The genus is listed in Council Dir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-10-2018

Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products

Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A multi-country outbreak of 12 listeriosis cases caused by Listeria monocytogenes sequence type (ST) 8 has been identified through whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis in three EU/EEA countries: Denmark (6 cases), Germany (5) and France (1). Four of these cases have died due to or with the disease. It is likely that the extent of this outbreak has been underestimated since the outbreak was identified through sequencing and only a subset of the EU/EEA count...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The product subject of this assessment is l‐threonine produced by fermentation with a genetically modified strain of Escherichia coli (CGMCC 7.232). It is intended to be used in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain and its recombinant DNA were not detected in the additive. The product l‐threonine, manufactured by fermentation with E. coli CGMCC 7.232, does not raise any safety concern with regard to the gen...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

25-10-2018

Safety of zinc chelate of methionine sulfate for the target species

Safety of zinc chelate of methionine sulfate for the target species

Published on: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Zinc chelate of methionine sulfate is intended to be used as a nutritional additive (functional group: compounds of trace elements). The additive is zinc chelated with methionine in a molar ratio 1:1. It is intended to supply zinc as a nutritional additive to all animal species/categories. In 2017, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of zinc chelate of methionine su...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

23-10-2018

New Seasons Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Hot & Sour Broth

New Seasons Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Hot & Sour Broth

New Seasons Market is recalling 193 jars of New Seasons Market Hot & Sour Broth because it contains undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was requested to deliver a scientific opinion on the implications for human health of the flavouring substance 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide [FL‐no: 16.133], in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411), according to Regulation (EC) No 1331/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The substance has not been reported to occur in natural source materials of botanical or animal origin. It is intende...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice

New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice

New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. is recalling its 16 oz (454g) packages of Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who are allergic to sulfite allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-1-2019


Treprostinil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00003013/201805

Treprostinil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00003013/201805

Treprostinil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00003013/201805

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

2-1-2019

Medicine shortages guidance and resources

Medicine shortages guidance and resources

Medicine Shortages Information Initiative - Critical medicine shortages and other information

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

27-11-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Treprostinil, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0144/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Treprostinil, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0144/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Treprostinil, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0144/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

23-11-2018

Medicine shortages reforms guidance and resources

Medicine shortages reforms guidance and resources

Mandatory reporting of shortages from 1 January 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

20-11-2018

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks o

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks o

School administrators/teachers share the vital mission of educating today's youth. Their guidance and leadership develops our young people into tomorrow's leaders. We hope these resources are helpful in getting students/educators talking about the risks of e-cigarette use. pic.twitter.com/v4YHpyORXl

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

Recent Ebola outbreaks in remote areas with limited resources can benefit from rapid diagnostic tools, and the issuance of today’s EUA is an important step in addressing these outbreaks.  http://go.usa.gov/xPvs4 pic.twitter.com/o2I1dYUQCx

Recent Ebola outbreaks in remote areas with limited resources can benefit from rapid diagnostic tools, and the issuance of today’s EUA is an important step in addressing these outbreaks. http://go.usa.gov/xPvs4 pic.twitter.com/o2I1dYUQCx

Recent Ebola outbreaks in remote areas with limited resources can benefit from rapid diagnostic tools, and the issuance of today’s EUA is an important step in addressing these outbreaks. http://go.usa.gov/xPvs4  pic.twitter.com/o2I1dYUQCx

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-11-2018

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries.pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqm

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries.pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqm

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries. pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqmbw

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration