SOLID QUAT BROAD RANGE SANITIZER

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  • SOLID QUAT BROAD RANGE SANITIZER
  • Digunakan untuk:
  • manusia
  • Jenis Obat:
  • Perangkat medis

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  • SOLID QUAT BROAD RANGE SANITIZER
    Indonesia
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Status

  • Sumber:
  • Ecolab
  • Nomor Otorisasi:
  • 904107-11
  • Pembaharuan Terakhir:
  • 12-03-2018

Ringkasan karakteristik Produk: dosis, interaksi, efek samping

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BAGIAN 1. IDENTIFIKASI PRODUK DAN PERUSAHAAN

Nama produk

SOLID QUAT BROAD RANGE SANITIZER

Cara identifikasi lainnya

Tidak berlaku.

Penggunaan yang dianjurkan

Sanitizer - permukaan kontak dengan makanan

Informasi pengenceran

produk

0.041 % - 0.109 %

Perusahaan

PT. Ecolab International Indonesia

Jl. Jababeka XII.B Kav V-37

Kawasan Industri Jababeka, Cikarang Indonesia 17530

(62-21) 8983 4891

Nomor telepon darurat

+1-651-222-5352 (Amerika Syarikat)

Tanggal penerbitan pertama

07.10.2016

BAGIAN 2. IDENTIFIKASI BAHAYA

Klasifikasi GHS

Produk TERJUAL

Toksisitas akut (oral)

Kategori 3

Korosi/iritasi kulit

Kategori 1A

Kerusakan mata serius/iritasi

pada mata

Kategori 1

Toksisitas akuatik akut

Kategori 1

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Bukan merupakan zat atau campuran yang berbahaya.

Elemen label GHS

Produk TERJUAL

Piktogram bahaya

Kata sinyal

Bahaya

Pernyataan Berbahaya

Toksik bila tertelan.

Menyebabkan kulit terbakar yang parah dan kerusakan mata.

Sangat toksik pada kehidupan perairan.

Pernyataan Hati-hati

Pencegahan:

Cuci kulit dengan seksama setelah menangani. Jangan makan,

minum atau merokok pada saat menggunakan produk ini. Hindarkan

pelepasan ke lingkungan.

Respons:

JIKA TERTELAN: Segera telponlah PUSAT RACUN atau dokter.

Berkumurlah. JIKA TERTELAN : Basuh mulut. JANGAN merangsang

muntah. JIKA TERKENA KULIT (atau rambut): Tanggalkan segera

semua pakaian yang terkontaminasi. Bilas kulit dengan air/pancuran.

JIKA TERHIRUP: Pindahkan korban ke udara segar dan posisikan

yang nyaman untuk bernapas. Segera hubungi SENTRA INFORMASI

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KERACUNAN atau dokter/tenaga medis. JIKA TERKENA MATA:

Bilas secara hati-hati dengan air selama beberapa menit. Lepas lensa

kontak, jika digunakan dan mudah melakukannya. Lanjutkan

membilas. Segera telponlah PUSAT RACUN atau dokter. Cucilah

pakaian yang terkontaminasi sebelum digunakan kembali. Kumpulkan

tumpahan.

Penyimpanan:

Simpan di tempat terkunci.

Pembuangan:

Buang isi / wadah ke tempat pembuangan limbah yang disetujui.

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Pernyataan Hati-hati

Pencegahan:

Cucilah tangan bersih-bersih setelah menangani.

Respons:

Dapatkan nasehat/perhatian medis jika kamu merasa tidak sehat.

Penyimpanan:

Simpan sesuai dengan peraturan setempat.

Produk TERJUAL

Bahaya lain

Tidak ada yang diketahui.

BAGIAN 3. KOMPOSISI/INFORMASI TENTANG BAHAN PENYUSUN

Produk TERJUAL

Bahan/preparasi murni

Campuran

Nama kimia

No-CAS

Konsentrasi (%)

Senyawa amonium kuaternari.

85409-23-0

10 - 30

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tidak ada zat berbahaya

BAGIAN 4. TINDAKAN PERTOLONGAN PERTAMA PADA KECELAKAAN

Produk TERJUAL

Jika kontak dengan mata

Basuhlah segera dengan banyak air, dan berikan air sebanyak-

banyaknya di bawah kelopak mata, sekurangnya selama 15 menit.

Lepas lensa kontak, jika digunakan dan mudah melakukannya.

Lanjutkan membilas. Segera panggil dokter.

Jika kontak dengan kulit

Segera cuci bersih dengan banyak air sedikitnya selama 15 menit.

Gunakan sabun lunak bila tersedia. Cuci pakaian yang tercemar

sebelum dipakai lagi. Cucilah sebersih mungkin sepatu sebelum

dipakai lagi. Segera panggil dokter.

Jika tertelan

Berkumurlah dengan air. JANGAN pancing supaya muntah. Jangan

sekali-kali memberikan apa pun lewat mulut kepada orang yang tidak

sadar. Segera panggil dokter.

Jika terhirup

Pindahkan ke tempat berudara segar. Tangani menurut gejala.

Tangani secara medis jika muncul gejala.

Perlindungan aiders pertama

Bila ada bahaya kontaminasi lihat bab 8 tentang perlengkapan

melindungi diri.

Instruksi kepada dokter

Tangani menurut gejala.

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Gejala dan efek yang paling

penting, baik yang akut

maupun yang tertunda

Lihat bagian 11 untuk informasi yang lebih terperinci mengenai

berbagai efek dan gejala pada kesehatan.

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Jika kontak dengan mata

Bilas dengan banyak air.

Jika kontak dengan kulit

Bilas dengan banyak air.

Jika tertelan

Bilas mulut. Tangani secara medis jika muncul gejala.

Jika terhirup

Tangani secara medis jika muncul gejala.

BAGIAN 5. TINDAKAN PEMADAMAN KEBAKARAN

Produk TERJUAL

Media pemadam yang sesuai

Gunakan tindakan pemadaman kebakaran yang sesuai untuk situasi

lokal dan lingkungan sekitar.

Zat pemadam kebakaran

yang tidak sesuai

Tidak ada yang diketahui.

Bahaya spesifik yang

diakibatkan bahan kimia

tersebut

Eksposur terhadap produk-produk dekomposisi dapat berbahaya bagi

kesehatan.

Produk pembakaran

berbahaya

Hasil penguraian mungkin termasuk bahan-bahan berikut:

Karbon oksida

Nitrogen oksida (NOx)

Alat pelindung khusus bagi

petugas pemadam

kebakaran

Gunakan alat pelindung diri.

Metode pemadaman khusus

Kumpulkan air bekas pemadam kebakaran yang tercemar secara

terpisah. Air ini tidak boleh dibuang ke saluran pembuangan. Residu

kebakaran dan air bekas pemadam kebakaran yang tercemar harus

dibuang sesuai dengan peraturan lokal. Jika terjadi kebakaran

dan/atau ledakan, jangan menghirup asap.

BAGIAN 6. TINDAKAN PENANGGULANGAN JIKA TERJADI TUMPAHAN DAN KEBOCORAN

Produk TERJUAL

Tindakan pencegahan

pribadi, peralatan pelindung

dan prosedur darurat

Pastikan ventilasi memadai. Jauhkan orang dari tumpahan/bocoran ke

arah yang berlawanan dengan arah angin. Hindari penghirupan,

penelanan dan kontak langsung dengan kulit dan mata. Jika karyawan

menghadapi konsentrasi yang melebihi ambang batas pajanan,

mereka harus memakai alat bantu pernapasan yang memenuhi

standar. Pastikan agar pembersihan dilakukan hanya oleh petugas

terlatih. Mengaculah pada langkah-langkah perlindungan yang

dicantumkan dalam seksi 7 dan 8.

Tindakan pencegahan untuk

melindungi lingkungan

Jangan sampai mengenai tanah, air permukaan atau air tanah.

Metode dan bahan untuk

Sapulah dan sekoplah ke dalam wadah yang sesuai untuk dibuang.

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penyimpanan dan

pembersihan

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tindakan pencegahan

pribadi, peralatan pelindung

dan prosedur darurat

Pastikan agar pembersihan dilakukan hanya oleh petugas terlatih.

Mengaculah pada langkah-langkah perlindungan yang dicantumkan

dalam seksi 7 dan 8.

Tindakan pencegahan untuk

melindungi lingkungan

Jangan sampai mengenai tanah, air permukaan atau air tanah.

Metode dan bahan untuk

penyimpanan dan

pembersihan

Hentikan kebocoran jika aman untuk melakukannya.Tahan dan

kumpulkan tumpahan dengan bahan penyerap yang tidak mudah

terbakar (misalnya pasir, tanah, tanah diatomaceus, vermiculite) dan

tempatkan dalam kontener untuk dibuang berdasarkan peraturan

lokal/nasional (lihat seksi 13).Siramlah sisa-sisa dengan air.Untuk

tumpahan dalam jumlah banyak, bendung tumpahan bahan atau

tumpahan yang mengandung bahan materi untuk memastikan agar

tidak mengalir menuju saluran air.

BAGIAN 7. PENANGANAN DAN PENYIMPANAN

Produk TERJUAL

saran penanganan yang

aman

Jangan dimakan. Jangan menghirup debu/ asap/ gas/ kabut/ uap/

semburan. Gunakan hanya dengan ventilasi yang cukup. Cucilah

tangan bersih-bersih setelah menangani. Jangan terkena mata, kulit

atau pakaian.

Kondisi untuk penyimpanan

yang aman

Jauhkan dari jangkauan anak-anak. Jaga wadah tertutup rapat.

Simpan dalam wadah yang berlabel sesuai.

Suhu penyimpanan

0 °C ke 50 °C

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

saran penanganan yang

aman

Cucilah tangan bersih-bersih setelah menangani.

Kondisi untuk penyimpanan

yang aman

Jauhkan dari jangkauan anak-anak. Jaga wadah tertutup rapat.

Simpan dalam wadah yang berlabel sesuai.

BAGIAN 8. KONTROL PAPARAN/ PERLINDUNGAN DIRI

Produk TERJUAL

Komponen dengan parameter pengendalian di tempat kerja

Tidak mengandung bahan-bahan yang mempunyai nilai batas eksposur pekerjaan.

Pengendalian teknik yang

sesuai

Sistem ventilasi pembuangan yang efektif. Jaga konsentrasi udara di

bawah standar paparan okupasional.

Alat Pelindung Diri

Perlindungan mata

Karena bentuk dan kemasan produk, tidak ada peralatan pelindung

yang dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

Perlindungan tangan

Karena bentuk dan kemasan produk, tidak ada peralatan pelindung

yang dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

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Perlindungan kulit

Karena bentuk dan kemasan produk, tidak ada peralatan pelindung

yang dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

Perlindungan pernapasan

Karena bentuk dan kemasan produk, tidak ada peralatan pelindung

yang dibutuhkan dalam kondisi pemakaian normal.

Tindakan higienis

Tangani sesuai dengan praktik kebersihan dan keselamatan industri

yang baik. Lepaskan dan cuci pakaian yang tercemar sebelum dipakai

lagi. Cuci muka, tangan dan kulit yang terpapar dengan seksama

setelah menangani. Menyediakan fasilitas untuk cepat membasahi

atau pembilasan pada mata dan tubuh pada kasus kontak atau

bahaya lain.

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Pengendalian teknik yang

sesuai

Ventilasi umum yang baik semestinya cukup untuk mengendalikan

pemaparan pekerja terhadap kadar kontaminasi yang terbawa-udara.

Alat Pelindung Diri

Perlindungan mata

Tidak diperlukan peralatan perlindungan khusus.

Perlindungan tangan

Tidak diperlukan peralatan perlindungan khusus.

Perlindungan kulit

Tidak diperlukan peralatan perlindungan khusus.

Perlindungan pernapasan

Biasanya tidak diperlukan alat bantu pelindung pernapasan pribadi.

BAGIAN 9. SIFAT FISIKA DAN KIMIA

Produk TERJUAL

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Tampilan

: Padatan yang dibentuk

cair

Warna

: merah tua

merah muda

: Lemah

Lemah

6.0 - 9.0, 1 %

7.2 - 7.78

Titik nyala

Tidak berlaku., Tidak mempertahankan pembakaran.

Ambang Bau

Data tidak tersedia

Titik lebur/titik beku

Data tidak tersedia

Titik didih awal/rentang didih

Data tidak tersedia

Laju penguapan

Data tidak tersedia

Flamabilitas (padatan, gas)

Data tidak tersedia

Tertinggi batas ledakan

Data tidak tersedia

Terendah batas ledakan

Data tidak tersedia

Tekanan uap

Data tidak tersedia

Kerapatan (densitas) uap

relatif

Data tidak tersedia

Berat jenis relatif

0.9 - 1.1

Kelarutan dalam air

larut

Kelarutan dalam pelarut lain

Data tidak tersedia

Koefisien partisi (n-

Data tidak tersedia

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oktanol/air)

Suhu dapat membakar

sendiri (auto-ignition

temperature)

Data tidak tersedia

Dekomposisi termal

Data tidak tersedia

Viskositas, kinematis

Data tidak tersedia

Sifat peledak

Data tidak tersedia

Sifat oksidator

Bahan atau campuran ini tidak diklasifikasikan sebagai pengoksidasi.

Berat Molekul

Data tidak tersedia

Data tidak tersedia

BAGIAN 10. STABILITAS DAN REAKTIFITAS

Produk TERJUAL

Stabilitas kimia

Stabil pada kondisi normal.

Kemungkinan reaksi

berbahaya

Tidak ada reaksi berbahaya yang diketahui dalam kondisi

penggunaan normal.

Kondisi yang harus dihindari

Tidak ada yang diketahui.

Bahan non-kompatibel

Tidak ada yang diketahui.

Produk berbahaya hasil

peruraian

Hasil penguraian mungkin termasuk bahan-bahan berikut:

Karbon oksida

Nitrogen oksida (NOx)

BAGIAN 11. INFORMASI TOKSIKOLOGI

Informasi tentang rute

paparan

Kena mata, Kena kulit

Kemungkinan Dampak Kesehatan

Produk TERJUAL

Mata

Menyebabkan kerusakan mata yang serius.

Kulit

Menimbulkan sensasi terbakar yang parah pada kulit.

Tertelan

Toksik bila tertelan. Menyebabkan sensasi terbakar pada saluran

pencernaan.

Penghirupan

Dapat menyebabkan iritasi pada hidung, tenggorokan, dan paru-paru.

Eksposur Kronis

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

penggunaannya normal.

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Mata

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

penggunaannya normal.

Kulit

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

penggunaannya normal.

Tertelan

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

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penggunaannya normal.

Penghirupan

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

penggunaannya normal.

Eksposur Kronis

Gangguan kesehatan tidak diketahui atau tidak diperkirakan jika

penggunaannya normal.

Pengalaman dengan paparan pada manusia

Produk TERJUAL

Kena mata

Kemerahan, Nyeri, Korosi

Kena kulit

Kemerahan, Nyeri, Korosi

Tertelan

Korosi, Sakit perut

Penghirupan

Iritasi alat pernafasan, Batuk

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Kena mata

Tidak ada gejala yang diketahui atau diperkirakan.

Kena kulit

Tidak ada gejala yang diketahui atau diperkirakan.

Tertelan

Tidak ada gejala yang diketahui atau diperkirakan.

Penghirupan

Tidak ada gejala yang diketahui atau diperkirakan.

Toksisitas

Produk TERJUAL

Produk

Toksisitas oral akut

: LD50 Tikus: > 50 - 500 mg/kg

Bahan tes: Produk

Toksisitas inhalasi akut

: Data tidak tersedia

Toksisitas kulit akut

: LD50 Kelinci: > 2,000 mg/kg

Bahan tes: Produk

Kerusakan/gangguan kulit

: Korosif

Bahan tes:Produk

Gangguan mata/kerusakan

mata serius

: Korosif

Bahan tes: Produk

Sensitisasi sistem

pernafasan atau kulit

: Bukan sensitizer kulit.

Bahan tes: Produk

Karsinogenisitas

Data tidak tersedia

Pengaruh pada alat

reproduksi

Data tidak tersedia

Mutagenitas sel germinal

Data tidak tersedia

Teratogenisitas

Data tidak tersedia

STOT - paparan tunggal

Data tidak tersedia

STOT - paparan berulang

Data tidak tersedia

Derajat keracunan melalui

pernapasan

Data tidak tersedia

Komponen

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Toksisitas inhalasi akut

: Senyawa amonium kuaternari.

4 h LC50 Tikus: > 0.054 mg/l

BAGIAN 12. INFORMASI EKOLOGI

Produk TERJUAL

Derajat racun bagi lingkungan (ekotoksisitas)

Dampak lingkungan

Sangat toksik pada kehidupan perairan.

Produk

Keracunan untuk ikan

: Data tidak tersedia

Derajat racun bagi daphnia

dan binatang tak bertulang

belakang lainnya yang hidup

dalam air.

: Data tidak tersedia

Keracunan untuk ganggang

: Data tidak tersedia

Komponen

Derajat racun bagi daphnia

dan binatang tak bertulang

belakang lainnya yang hidup

dalam air.

: Senyawa amonium kuaternari.

48 h EC50 Daphnia (Kutu air): 0.0058 mg/l

Ketahanan dan tingkat penguraian

Produk TERJUAL

Biodegradabel

Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Biodegradabel

Potensi penumpukan biologis

Data tidak tersedia

Mobilitas di dalam tanah

Data tidak tersedia

Dampak merugikan lainnya

Data tidak tersedia

BAGIAN 13. PERTIMBANGAN PEMBUANGAN/ PEMUSNAHAN

Produk TERJUAL

Metode pembuangan

Jika mungkin, pendauran-ulang lebih disukai daripada pembuangan

atau pembakaran. Jika proses daur-ulang tidak praktis, buang sesuai

dengan peraturan lokal. Buanglah sampah dalam fasilitas

pembuangan sampah yang disetujui.

Produk tidak boleh sampai memasuki saluran pembuangan, sungai,

danau dsb. atau tanah.

Pembuangan limbah

Buang sebagai produk yang tidak digunakan. Wadah kosong harus

dibawa ke tempat penanganan limbah yang telah disetujui untuk

didaur-ulang atau dibuang. Dilarang menggunakan kembali

kemasan/wadah yang sudah kosong. Buanglah sesuai dengan

peraturan lokal, negara bagian, dan federal.

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Penggunaan produk dicairkan

Metode pembuangan

Jika mungkin, pendauran-ulang lebih disukai daripada pembuangan

atau pembakaran. Jika proses daur-ulang tidak praktis, buang sesuai

dengan peraturan lokal. Buanglah sampah dalam fasilitas

pembuangan sampah yang disetujui.

Produk tidak boleh sampai memasuki saluran pembuangan, sungai,

danau dsb. atau tanah.

Pembuangan limbah

Buang sebagai produk yang tidak digunakan. Wadah kosong harus

dibawa ke tempat penanganan limbah yang telah disetujui untuk

didaur-ulang atau dibuang. Dilarang menggunakan kembali

kemasan/wadah yang sudah kosong. Buanglah sesuai dengan

peraturan lokal, negara bagian, dan federal.

BAGIAN 14. INFORMASI PENGANGKUTAN

Produk TERJUAL

Pengangkut/ pengirim barang/ pengirim bertanggung jawab untuk memastikan kemasan, label, dan

penandaan yang sesuai dengan jenis transportasi yang digunakan.

Transpor jalan

Bukan barang berbahaya

Transpor laut (IMDG/IMO)

Bukan barang berbahaya

BAGIAN 15. INFORMASI YANG BERKAITAN DENGAN REGULASI

Regulasi domestik

Sistem Harmonisasi Global Klasifikasi dan Label Pada Bahan Kimia (87/M-IND/PER/9/2009)

Komponen-komponen produk ini dilaporkan dalam inventorisasi berikut:

Inventaris TSCA Amerika Serikat :

Pada Inventaris TSCA

Daftar Senyawa Domestik Kanada :

Seluruh komponen produk ini terdapat pada daftar DSL Kanada

Australia. Undang-undang (Pengkajian dan Pemberitahuan) Kimia Industri :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

Selandia Baru. Inventaris Bahan Kimia (NZIoC), seperti yang diterbitkan oleh ERMA Selandia

Baru :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

Jepang. ENCS - Inventaris Senyawa Kimia Yang Sudah Ada Dan Yang Baru :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

Jepang. ISHL - Inventaris Senyawa Kimia (METI) :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

Korea. Inventaris Bahan Kimia Yang Sudah Ada (KECI) :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

Inventaris Bahan Kimia dan Senyawa Kimia Filipina (PICCS) :

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Sesuai dengan inventaris

Cina. Inventaris Senyawa Kimia yang Sudah Ada :

Sesuai dengan inventaris

BAGIAN 16. INFORMASI LAIN

Tanggal penerbitan pertama

07.10.2016

Versi

Disiapkan oleh

Urusan peraturan

Perbahan-perubahan peraturan atau informasi kesehatan yang signifikan dalam revisi ini ditunjukkan

oleh batang di bagian sisi kiri MSDS.

Informasi yang diberikan dalam Lembar Data Keselamatan ini benar menurut pengetahuan, informasi,

dan keyakinan kami pada tanggal penerbitan. Informasi yang diberikan dimaksudkan hanya sebagai

pedoman untuk penanganan, penggunaan, pemprosesan, penyimpanan, pengangkutan,

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spesifikasi mutu. Informasi hanya menyangkut bahan spesifik yang telah ditentukan dan dapat tidak

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21-2-2019

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

FDA is proposing to update the requirements for sunscreens to make sure they're safe and effective for regular, lifelong use and provide the protections that consumers expect. In the meantime, consumers should continue to use broad spectrum sunscreens with SPF values of at least 15 and other protective measures as directed.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-2-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new policy to improve access and foster price competition for drugs that face inadequate generic competition

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new policy to improve access and foster price competition for drugs that face inadequate generic competition

FDA announces new draft guidance titled, Competitive Generic Therapies, to help provide even greater clarity to industry about the CGT pathway.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-2-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mandipropamid in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mandipropamid in various crops

Published on: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicants Syngenta Crop Protection B.V. and Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) submitted, respectively, a request to the competent national authorities in the Netherlands and United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance mandipropamid in various crops. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL propo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for sulfoxaflor in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for sulfoxaflor in various crops

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences submitted a request to the competent national authority in Ireland to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance sulfoxaflor in various crops, including limes imported from Australia. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for limes, cauliflowers, Brussels sprouts, kales, spinaches and similar ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

30-1-2019

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to enhance the utility of the Orange Book to foster drug competition

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to enhance the utility of the Orange Book to foster drug competition

FDA announces new policies to ensure the Orange Book provides the greatest benefit to patients and providers, and generic drug developers.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Published on: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 The food enzyme lysophospholipase (EC 3.1.1.5) is produced with the genetically modified Trichoderma reesei strain RF7206 by AB Enzymes GmbH. 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 lysophospholipase food enzyme is intended to be used in starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for trifloxystrobin in broccoli

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for trifloxystrobin in broccoli

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer Hellas AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance trifloxystrobin in broccoli. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive an MRL proposal for broccoli. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of trifloxystrobin o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aclonifen in celeriacs and certain fresh herbs

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aclonifen in celeriacs and certain fresh herbs

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicants Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Gartenbau Sachsen‐Anhalt (LSA) and Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum Rheinpfalz (DLR), respectively, submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance aclonifen in chives, parsley, celery leaves/dill leaves, thyme/savoury and in celeriacs/turnip‐rooted celery. The ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Isagro S.p.A submitted a request to the competent national authority in Italy to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance tetraconazole in various crops and animal commodities. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds. Adequate analytical me...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences Denmark submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance aminopyralid in cereals. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for barley, rye, sorghum, millet and oats. A modification of the existing MRL of aminopyralid in wh...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the competent national authority in Belgium prepared a request to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance spirotetramat in Florence fennels and rhubarbs. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to modify the existing MRLs for spirotetramat in the group of ...

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

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

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of 3‐phytase FSF10000 as a feed additive for chickens for fattening or reared for laying, laying hens and minor poultry species

Safety and efficacy of 3‐phytase FSF10000 as a feed additive for chickens for fattening or reared for laying, laying hens and minor poultry species

Published on: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 The additive 3‐phytase FSF10000 is a solid product that contains a 3‐phytase produced by a genetically modified strain of Komagataella phaffii. A liquid formulation of the additive has been previously assessed by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products of Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) and is currently authorised as a feed additive for poultry species. The applicant requested for the use of this new formulation of the additive in chickens for fattening or reared ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Deccox®, containing decoquinate as the active substance, is a feed additive intended to be used for the prevention of coccidiosis in chickens for fattening at a dose range of 20–40 mg/kg complete feed. Decoquinate from Deccox® is safe for chickens for fattening at the highest applied concentration in complete feed of 40 mg/kg. No practically relevant interactions with other additives or veterinary drugs exist except with bentonite. Decoquinate does not have antibacterial a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer CropScience submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to set an import tolerance for the active substance spiromesifen in coffee beans. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for coffee beans. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of spiromesife...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and P. pruinosus

Pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and P. pruinosus

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Pseudopityophthorus minutissimus and Pseudopityophthorus pruinosus, two well‐defined insect species in the family Curculionidae, subfamily Scolytinae (Insecta: Coleoptera). They can be identified using taxonomic keys. P. minutissimus is present in parts of Canada and the USA, and P. pruinosus is present in parts of the USA, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. The main host plants of the two species are Quercus spp., ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The food enzyme is a glucose isomerase (d‐xylose aldose‐ketose‐isomerase; EC 5.3.1.5) produced with a non‐genetically modified Streptomyces murinus strain NZYM‐GA by Novozymes A/S. The glucose isomerase is intended only to be used in an immobilised form in glucose isomerisation for the production of high fructose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids are removed by the purification steps applied during the production of high fructose syrups using the immobilised...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for rabbits for fattening

Safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for rabbits for fattening

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 HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for rabbits for fattening. HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase produced by a strain of Trichoderma citrinoviride and is available in liquid and solid formulations. It is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, turkeys f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

10-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Published on: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with a genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei by Danisco US Inc. 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 α‐amylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by distill...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Published on: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Crop Protection AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive tentative MRL proposals for the concerned crops. They are tentative as formally the general data gap identified in the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant ADAMA Agriculture BV on behalf of ADAMA Makhteshim Ltd. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to modify the existing maximum residue level for the active substance captan in hops. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be insufficient to conclude whether the existing residue definitions are appropriate for hops. Although the number of residue ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) for Health, Food chain safety and Environment, submitted an application as the competent national authority in Belgium to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance captan in cranberries. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposal for cranberries. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-12-2018

One lot of Equate brand Lens Care System and Multi-Purpose Solution voluntarily recalled because of a labelling error

One lot of Equate brand Lens Care System and Multi-Purpose Solution voluntarily recalled because of a labelling error

Teva Canada is voluntarily recalling one lot (Lot 150261) of two products because of a labelling error. While the outer carton of Equate brand Lens Care System is correctly labelled, the bottle within the carton is mislabelled as Equate brand Multi-Purpose Solution. Because of the labelling error, the company is recalling both products labelled with Lot 150261. Bottles labelled as Equate Multi-Purpose Solution should contain a 0.0001% w/v polyhexanide based disinfecting solution for rinsing. The mislabel...

Health Canada

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal plant pathogens of the family Pucciniaceae affecting woody species. Many different Gymnosporangium species are recognised, of which at least 14 species are considered not to be native in the European Union. All the non‐EU Gymnosporangium species are not known to be present in th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata

Pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) performed a pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata, (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), the Manchurian fruit moth, for the territory of the EU. G. inopinata is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of Malus spp. in Far East Russia, Eastern Siberia and northern China. G. inopinata is less common in Japan where it is not a serious pest. G. inopinata is not known to occur in the EU. G. inopinata is listed in Annex IIAI of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), an oligophagous moth whose larvae feed mostly on leaves and fruit of different Rosaceae including cultivated apples, plums, cherries and pecans. It overwinters in soil and bark crevices of its host plants. G. prunivora has reliable identification methods, both for adults and immature stages. It occurs in North America, where it can impact pome and sto...

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

19-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), an oligophagous moth whose larvae feed mostly on leaves and fruit of different Rosaceae including cultivated apples, plums, cherries and pecans. It overwinters in soil and bark crevices of its host plants. G. prunivora has reliable identification methods, both for adults and immature stages. It occurs in North America, where it can impact pome and sto...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the peach fruit moth, Carposina sasakii Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) for the EU. C. sasakii is not currently regulated in the EU although C. niponensis, a valid species of no economic significance that was previously mistakenly synonymised with C. sasakii, is regulated in Annex IIAI of 2000/29 EC. C. sasakii is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of apples, peaches and pears in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-12-2018

 Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Workers can potentially be exposed to numerous health risk factors through their occupations. The question of multiple exposure is a major challenge for all those active in the field of occupational health, safety and prevention. As part of the 2016-2020 National Occupational Health Plan, a review of the measures taken by the main players to address the question of multiple exposure in France and abroad is being published today. This work has helped determine the state of knowledge and the issues surroun...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

15-12-2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 Among the tasks of EFSA, according to its founding regulation (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002), there is the establishment of a system of Networks of organisations operating in the fields within EFSA's mission, the objective being to facilitate a scientific cooperation framework by the coordination of activities, the exchange of information, the development and implementation of joint projects, the exchange of expertise and best practices. Additionally, the EFSA Science Strat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Statement on the safety of d‐ribose

Statement on the safety of d‐ribose

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 In 2018, the EFSA NDA Panel adopted the Scientific Opinion on the safety of d‐ribose as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 when used in a variety of food, concluding that d‐ribose is safe for the general population at intake levels up to 36 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, but that its safety at the intended uses and use levels as proposed by the applicant could not be established. Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA NDA Panel was aske...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii

Pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii, the causal agent of annular leaf spot of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. S. malagutii is present in Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. The pest is not known to occur in the EU and is listed as Septoria lycopersici var. malagutii in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC, meaning its introduction into t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-12-2018

Bee health: ANSES reviews the latest scientific developments

Bee health: ANSES reviews the latest scientific developments

ANSES is holding its annual scientific conference on bee health. This event is an opportunity for the Agency to review the latest major developments in research and surveillance in this field. For this seventh edition, ANSES is inviting the various stakeholders involved in the issue to discuss the latest scientific advances, technological innovations and international and local initiatives contributing to adequate prevention and protection of the health of pollinating insects.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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

1-12-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22) by DuPont. 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 endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production, bakery and brewery. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed during the production of dis...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-12-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of the recycling process RecyPET Hungária (EU register number RECYC0146). The input is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes originating from collected post‐consumer PET containers, containing no more than 5% of PET from non‐food applications. The flakes are dried and extruded. The output of the extrusion step is cut into pellets in an underwater...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

The right-side top cap on some forks may not be adequately torqued which in some cases may lead to the top cap working itself free through riding. When this happens, the air cartridge may abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube causing a risk of injury to the rider.

Health Canada

22-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for ducks for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for ducks for fattening

Published on: Wed, 21 Nov 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 the safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 for ducks. Monteban® G100, containing narasin, is intended for the prevention of coccidiosis in ducks for fattening at a dose range of 60–70 mg/kg of complete feed. Narasin from Monteban® G100 is safe for ducks for fattening at a level of 70 mg/kg complete feed...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Agro GmbH submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set a maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mandipropamid in cocoa beans imported from Nigeria and Cameroon. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal of 0.06 mg/kg. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the res...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in soyabean. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for soyabean. The applicant provided a new validated analytical method to control residues of pyraclostrobin on the commodity u...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Germany. The first one, to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in various crops and to set import tolerances for sugar canes and American persimmons; the second one to set import tolerances for pineapples and passion fruits/maracujas. The data submitted in support of the request...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC 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 microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO 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 microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB 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 acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to set import tolerances for the active substance teflubenzuron in grapefruits and mandarins imported from Brazil and for broccoli imported from Paraguay. The data submitted were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for grapefruits and broccoli. The MRL derived ...

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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

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

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain LMG S‐24584 by Puratos N. V. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The Panel noted that, although the production strain was not detected in the food enzyme, recombinant DNA was present in all batches of the food enzyme tested. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW 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. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger 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 glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Conotrachelus nenuphar

Pest categorisation of Conotrachelus nenuphar

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), for the EU. C. nenuphar is a well‐defined species, recognised as a serious pest of stone and pome fruit in the USA and Canada where it also feeds on a range of other hosts including soft fruit (e.g. Ribes,Fragaria) and wild plants (e.g. Crataegus). Adults, which are not good flyers, feed on tender twigs, flower buds and leaves. Femal...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger 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 α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-2-2019


Orphan designation: Recombinant IgG degrading enzyme of Streptococcus pyogenes (imlifidase), Prevention of graft rejection following solid organ transplantation, 12/01/2017, Positive

Orphan designation: Recombinant IgG degrading enzyme of Streptococcus pyogenes (imlifidase), Prevention of graft rejection following solid organ transplantation, 12/01/2017, Positive

Orphan designation: Recombinant IgG degrading enzyme of Streptococcus pyogenes (imlifidase), Prevention of graft rejection following solid organ transplantation, 12/01/2017, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

20-12-2018


Orphan designation: CD34+ haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells with CD3+ T-cells, Treatment in solid organ transplantation, 24/08/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: CD34+ haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells with CD3+ T-cells, Treatment in solid organ transplantation, 24/08/2018, Positive

Orphan designation: CD34+ haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells with CD3+ T-cells, Treatment in solid organ transplantation, 24/08/2018, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018

LONGRANGE (Merial)

LONGRANGE (Merial)

LONGRANGE (Active substance: eprinomectin) - Refusal of authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)8905 of Fri, 14 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/4291

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

30-11-2018

.@US_FDA issues class I recall, the most serious type pf recall: Zimmer  Biomet, Inc. Recalls Spinal Fusion & Long Bone Stimulators Due to Lack  of Adequate Validation and Controls to Ensure Product Cleanliness. Read  more about the recall:  https://go.us

.@US_FDA issues class I recall, the most serious type pf recall: Zimmer Biomet, Inc. Recalls Spinal Fusion & Long Bone Stimulators Due to Lack of Adequate Validation and Controls to Ensure Product Cleanliness. Read more about the recall: https://go.us

. @US_FDA issues class I recall, the most serious type pf recall: Zimmer Biomet, Inc. Recalls Spinal Fusion & Long Bone Stimulators Due to Lack of Adequate Validation and Controls to Ensure Product Cleanliness. Read more about the recall: https://go.usa.gov/xPMEK  #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/M55ddC98wW

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018


Withdrawn application: HopGuard Gold, purified semi-solid extract from Humulus lupulus L. containing approximately 48% of beta acids as potassium salts, Date of withdrawal: 12/04/2018, Initial authorisation

Withdrawn application: HopGuard Gold, purified semi-solid extract from Humulus lupulus L. containing approximately 48% of beta acids as potassium salts, Date of withdrawal: 12/04/2018, Initial authorisation

Withdrawn application: HopGuard Gold, purified semi-solid extract from Humulus lupulus L. containing approximately 48% of beta acids as potassium salts, Date of withdrawal: 12/04/2018, Initial authorisation

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

26-11-2018

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvement

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvement

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvements and advances in safety.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration