CORNEA PROTECT

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  • Nome commerciale:
  • CORNEA PROTECT
  • Utilizzare per:
  • Esseri umani
  • Tipo di medicina:
  • Dispositivo medico

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Localizzazione

  • Disponibile in:
  • CORNEA PROTECT
    Italia
  • Lingua:
  • italiano

Informazioni terapeutiche

  • Gruppo terapeutico:
  • FLUIDI VISCOELASTICI PER OFTALMOLOGIA - ALTRI

Altre informazioni

Status

  • Fonte:
  • Ministero della Salute - Italia
  • Stato dell'autorizzazione:
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  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 27-03-2010
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 09-08-2016
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18-1-2019

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Open government data are about wide and free availability of public information created or collected by public entities. The International Open Data Charter and Findable, Accessible, Interoperable And Reusable Data (FAIR) data principles were selected as the guiding principles for the development of this report. A review of open data maturity reports indicated that most of the EU28+ are making significant progress in open government data, however there are different levels...

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

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

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

21-12-2018

Avian influenza overview August – November 2018

Avian influenza overview August – November 2018

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 Between 16 August and 15 November 2018, 14 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments in Bulgaria and seven HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks, one in captive birds in Germany and six in wild birds in Denmark and the Netherlands were reported in the European Union (EU). No human infection due to HPAI A(H5N8) and A(H5N6) viruses have been reported in Europe so far. Seroconversion of people exposed during outbreaks in Russia has been reported in...

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

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

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

FDA Works to Keep Injectable Opioids Available to Treat Animals’ Surgical and Trauma Pain During Ongoing Supply Shortage

FDA Works to Keep Injectable Opioids Available to Treat Animals’ Surgical and Trauma Pain During Ongoing Supply Shortage

In its continuing mission to protect animal health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has worked with Pfizer Inc to alleviate a shortage of injectable opioids available to treat pain in animals, by facilitating the availability of a limited amount of product labeled for humans.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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

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 FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of a Small Quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal Distributed to Five Target Stores Due to Possible Health Risk

The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of a Small Quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch Cereal Distributed to Five Target Stores Due to Possible Health Risk

The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella. While the potentially affected product only reached five specific Target stores and is limited to 21 boxes of one variety with two Best Before Dates, Quaker is initiating the voluntary recall to protect public health.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-11-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on proposed new steps to protect youth by preventing access to flavored tobacco products and banning menthol in cigarettes

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on proposed new steps to protect youth by preventing access to flavored tobacco products and banning menthol in cigarettes

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on proposed new steps to protect youth by preventing access to flavored tobacco products and banning menthol in cigarettes

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-11-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Published on: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract are presented. The context of the evaluation ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-11-2018

Products containing metam-sodium: ANSES announces the withdrawal of marketing authorisations

Products containing metam-sodium: ANSES announces the withdrawal of marketing authorisations

Plant protection products containing metam-sodium are used in market gardening and horticulture to disinfect the soil. Following the substance's approval at European level, ANSES reassessed the dossiers and notified the industrial companies concerned of its intention to withdraw all marketing authorisations for metam-sodium products. ANSES is also taking this opportunity to reiterate the importance of phytopharmacovigilance and the requirement for professionals to report any adverse effects on humans or ...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

1-11-2018

Information required for dossiers to support demands for import of high risk plants, plant products and other objects as foreseen in Article 42 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

Information required for dossiers to support demands for import of high risk plants, plant products and other objects as foreseen in Article 42 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Article 42 of the new Plant Health Law (Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 on protective measures against pests of plants), introduce a concept of “high risk plants, plant products and other objects” in relation to the presence of a pest risk of an unacceptable level for the Union territory, identified on the basis of a preliminary assessment to be followed by a risk assessment. Upon request of the European Commission (EC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) d...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a monophagous pest weevil whose larvae exclusively feed on mango seeds, whereas adults feed on mango foliage. S. mangiferae is a species with reliable methods available for identification. It is regulated in the EU by Council Directive 2000/29/EC where it is listed in Annex IIB as a harmful organism whose introduction into EU Protec...

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

BLL Enterprises Inc. recalls Fluid Film Rust & Corrosion Protection Aerosol

BLL Enterprises Inc. recalls Fluid Film Rust & Corrosion Protection Aerosol

The recalled products do not have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

18-10-2018

Trump Administration Launches “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” Initiative

Trump Administration Launches “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” Initiative

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the signing of a joint agency formal agreement under the "Winning on Reducing Food Waste" initiative.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-10-2018

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The duration of the vaccination campaign sufficient to eliminate lumpy skin disease (LSD) mainly depends on the vaccination effectiveness and coverage achieved. By using a spread epidemiological model, assuming a vaccination effectiveness of 65%, with 50% and 90% coverage, 3 and 4 years campaigns, respectively, are needed to eliminate LSD. When vaccination effectiveness is 80% to 95%, 2 years of vaccination at coverage of 90% is sufficient to eliminate LSD vir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

FDA and DHS increase coordination of responses to medical device cybersecurity threats under new partnership; a part of the two agencies’ broader effort to protect patient safety

FDA and DHS increase coordination of responses to medical device cybersecurity threats under new partnership; a part of the two agencies’ broader effort to protect patient safety

FDA and DHS announce partnership to address medical device cybersecurity threats

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-10-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA’s efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA’s efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients

FDA’s efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of its mission to protect patients

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-9-2018

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Risk assessment of white willow (Salix alba) in food

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This Technical Report contains a description of the activities within the work programme of the EU‐FORA Fellowship on the risk assessment of white willow in food. The bark of different varieties of willow has had a long history of medical use as a means to reduce fever and as a painkiller. Willow bark is also used in weight loss and sports performance food supplements. The labelling of these products usually does not mention any restrictions to the length of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-9-2018

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Plant protection products (PPPs) are pesticides containing at least one active substance that drives specific actions against pests (diseases). PPPs are regulated in the EU and cannot be placed on the market or used without prior authorisation. EFSA assesses the possible risks of the use of active substances to humans and environment. Member States decide whether or not to approve their use at EU level. Furthermore, Member States decide at national level on ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

4-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for milk for use in plant protection as fungicide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for milk for use in plant protection as fungicide

Published on: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for milk are presented. The context of the evaluation was that req...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Scientific Opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic/Toxicodynamic (TKTD) effect models for regulatory risk assessment of pesticides for aquatic organisms

Scientific Opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic/Toxicodynamic (TKTD) effect models for regulatory risk assessment of pesticides for aquatic organisms

Published on: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from EFSA, the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR) developed an opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic/Toxicodynamic (TKTD) models and their use in prospective environmental risk assessment (ERA) for pesticides and aquatic organisms. TKTD models are species‐ and compound‐specific and can be used to predict (sub)lethal effects of pesticides under untested (time‐variable) exposure conditions. Three differen...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

22-8-2018

FDA approves first drug for neurotrophic keratitis, a rare eye disease

FDA approves first drug for neurotrophic keratitis, a rare eye disease

FDA approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare disease affecting the cornea (the clear layer that covers the colored portion of the front of the eye).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-8-2018

The 2017 ANSES Annual Report is now available !

The 2017 ANSES Annual Report is now available !

At a time when its responsibilities are being extended, ANSES is consolidating its position as a protector of public health. With a field of action that covers all the risks to which the population may be exposed on a daily basis, the Agency confirms its scientific expertise capability and its mission to assess risks in situations of uncertainty.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

23-7-2018

FDA continues taking key actions on bulk drug substances used for compounding to advance the regulatory framework governing compounded drugs and to protect patients

FDA continues taking key actions on bulk drug substances used for compounding to advance the regulatory framework governing compounded drugs and to protect patients

FDA continues making progress on bulk drug substances for compounding

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

"Anti-pollution" masks: not enough data to demonstrate a health benefit and justify recommending their use

"Anti-pollution" masks: not enough data to demonstrate a health benefit and justify recommending their use

In a context where prevention of ambient air pollution is a real public health issue, questions are regularly asked about the value of recommending that the population wear personal protective equipment. This led ANSES to assess the potential health benefits of wearing "anti-pollution" masks. Its expert appraisal revealed a lack of data demonstrating a health benefit. To reduce the health impacts associated with ambient air pollution, the Agency reiterates the importance of prioritising action at the sou...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

10-7-2018

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits, Vegetables

Fresh produce can become contaminated in many ways, but following these simple steps can help protect you and your family from foodborne illness.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

4-7-2018

Footwear and textile clothing: consumers need better protection from the risks of skin allergies and irritation

Footwear and textile clothing: consumers need better protection from the risks of skin allergies and irritation

Cases of skin allergies and irritation related to clothing or footwear are regularly reported to the health authorities. Today ANSES is publishing the results of the expert appraisal it conducted to identify the chemicals likely to be found in these articles and possibly responsible for these cases. Further to this expert appraisal, the Agency is issuing recommendations on how to better protect consumers from the risks of skin allergies and irritation caused by the presence of these substances.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

19-6-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new guidance to help manufacturers implement protections against potential attacks on the U.S. food supply

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new guidance to help manufacturers implement protections against potential attacks on the U.S. food supply

FDA releases draft guidance to help food manufacturers implement the Intentional Adulteration rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-6-2018

Mine Safety Appliances Company LLC recalls MSA Nuevo Wrap Safety Glasses

Mine Safety Appliances Company LLC recalls MSA Nuevo Wrap Safety Glasses

Testing by the CSA Group has shown that glasses distributed between October 2017 and April 2018 do not comply with the side impact requirements of the safety standard for eye and face protectors. The affected safety glasses may not provide adequate protection against side impact, posing a risk of eye injury.

Health Canada

12-6-2018

A&I Products recalls Tractor Canopies

A&I Products recalls Tractor Canopies

The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.

Health Canada

7-6-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-6-2018

Philippe Reignault appointed Director of the Plant Health Laboratory and Director of Plant Health at ANSES

Philippe Reignault appointed Director of the Plant Health Laboratory and Director of Plant Health at ANSES

On 4 June, Philippe Reignault was appointed Director of the ANSES Plant Health Laboratory and will also take over from Charles Manceau as Director of Plant Health, with effect from July. Professor of Plant Biology and Diseases at the Littoral Côte d'Opale University since 2010 and Chair of ANSES's Expert Committee on Plant Health since 2012, he will now be responsible for overall coordination of ANSES's scientific work in plant health and protection.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

30-5-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the signing of the Right to Try Act

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the signing of the Right to Try Act

FDA stands ready to implement the Right to Try Act in a way that achieves Congress’ intent to promote access and protect patients

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-5-2018

Risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids compared with their alternatives

Risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids compared with their alternatives

In 2016, as part of the implementation of the Act "for the restoration of biodiversity, nature and landscapes” and as requested by the Ministries of Agriculture, Health and Ecology, ANSES initiated an assessment weighing up the risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids, compared with their chemical and non-chemical alternatives. Today, ANSES is publishing its final opinion. For most uses of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids, sufficiently effective and ope...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

25-5-2018

Safe use of personal insect repellents

Safe use of personal insect repellents

While enjoying the warm summer weather, don't forget to protect yourself from pesky bugs that bite! Health Canada is reminding Canadians to use bug spray and other insect repellents safely to avoid mosquito and other bug bites.

Health Canada

22-5-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA actions to keep consumers safe from the harmful effects of sun exposure, and ensure the long-term safety and benefits of sunscreens

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA actions to keep consumers safe from the harmful effects of sun exposure, and ensure the long-term safety and benefits of sunscreens

The FDA is announcing three new efforts as part of a comprehensive set of actions to advance the FDA’s framework for sun protection products ahead of this coming summer

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-5-2018

What to Know When Buying or Using a Breast Pump

What to Know When Buying or Using a Breast Pump

Breast pumps are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. They can be used to extract milk, maintain or increase a woman's milk supply, and relieve engorged breasts (among other indications). But, to protect mothers and their babies, there are important safety considerations to know before using one.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-6-2011

Decision on future reimbursement status of medicines in ATC group C05 (vasoprotectives)

Decision on future reimbursement status of medicines in ATC group C05 (vasoprotectives)

On 27 June 2011, the Danish Medicines Agency decided on the future reimbursement status of medicines in ATC group C05 (vasoprotectives). These medicines will still not be eligible for general reimbursement.

Danish Medicines Agency

20-11-2018

#FDA has set important new goal when it comes to device safety: ensuring that we’re consistently first in the world to identify and act upon device safety signals to protect patients.  https://go.usa.gov/xPAf7 pic.twitter.com/IATHeEUgHe

#FDA has set important new goal when it comes to device safety: ensuring that we’re consistently first in the world to identify and act upon device safety signals to protect patients. https://go.usa.gov/xPAf7 pic.twitter.com/IATHeEUgHe

#FDA has set important new goal when it comes to device safety: ensuring that we’re consistently first in the world to identify and act upon device safety signals to protect patients. https://go.usa.gov/xPAf7  pic.twitter.com/IATHeEUgHe

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the health of the nation’s women pic.twitter.com/euQki9iqsL

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-10-2018

My statement on the #FDA’s new efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of our mission to protect patients  http://go.usa.gov/xPBK2 pic.twitter.com/8w5m5itceW

My statement on the #FDA’s new efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of our mission to protect patients http://go.usa.gov/xPBK2 pic.twitter.com/8w5m5itceW

My statement on the #FDA’s new efforts to strengthen the agency’s medical device cybersecurity program as part of our mission to protect patients http://go.usa.gov/xPBK2  pic.twitter.com/8w5m5itceW

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-9-2018

Read about how the FDA is seeking more resources in FY2019 to help  advance our #FDAPrecert model for #DigitalHealth-modernizing our regulatory approach to help innovate digital health technologies, while  protecting patients. Click here:  https://go.usa.

Read about how the FDA is seeking more resources in FY2019 to help advance our #FDAPrecert model for #DigitalHealth-modernizing our regulatory approach to help innovate digital health technologies, while protecting patients. Click here: https://go.usa.

Read about how the FDA is seeking more resources in FY2019 to help advance our #FDAPrecert model for #DigitalHealth-modernizing our regulatory approach to help innovate digital health technologies, while protecting patients. Click here: https://go.usa.gov/xPWZ3  #mobilehealth

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-9-2018

#DYK that condoms are considered #MedicalDevices? Click the link to learn more about the #FDA’s role in regulating contraceptive devices to protect your sexual health:  https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw 

#DYK that condoms are considered #MedicalDevices? Click the link to learn more about the #FDA’s role in regulating contraceptive devices to protect your sexual health: https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw 

#DYK that condoms are considered #MedicalDevices? Click the link to learn more about the #FDA’s role in regulating contraceptive devices to protect your sexual health: https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-9-2018

The single-use internal condom (formerly the single-use female condom) is the only female-controlled barrier method intended to provide protection against pregnancy & STI transmission. Check out the FDA's birth control guide:  https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw  #M

The single-use internal condom (formerly the single-use female condom) is the only female-controlled barrier method intended to provide protection against pregnancy & STI transmission. Check out the FDA's birth control guide: https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw  #M

The single-use internal condom (formerly the single-use female condom) is the only female-controlled barrier method intended to provide protection against pregnancy & STI transmission. Check out the FDA's birth control guide: https://go.usa.gov/xPDQw  #MedicalDevices

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-8-2018

This back-to-school season and every day, protect your child from infections that could lead to the life-threatening condition called sepsis. Remind your child to wash his or her hands and keep cuts clean and covered until healed.  https://go.usa.gov/xUH4

This back-to-school season and every day, protect your child from infections that could lead to the life-threatening condition called sepsis. Remind your child to wash his or her hands and keep cuts clean and covered until healed. https://go.usa.gov/xUH4

This back-to-school season and every day, protect your child from infections that could lead to the life-threatening condition called sepsis. Remind your child to wash his or her hands and keep cuts clean and covered until healed. https://go.usa.gov/xUH4a  #GetAheadOfSepsis pic.twitter.com/7rut8Big03

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-20/bayer-to-stop-selling-contraceptive-implant-after-threats-by-fda …

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

Medical device safety is a key #FDA priority. We’re committed to protecting U.S. patients by minimizing avoidable risks, assuring they have timely information to make well-informed decisions, and advancing devices that are safer, more effective, and addre

Medical device safety is a key #FDA priority. We’re committed to protecting U.S. patients by minimizing avoidable risks, assuring they have timely information to make well-informed decisions, and advancing devices that are safer, more effective, and addre

Medical device safety is a key #FDA priority. We’re committed to protecting U.S. patients by minimizing avoidable risks, assuring they have timely information to make well-informed decisions, and advancing devices that are safer, more effective, and address unmet medical need. pic.twitter.com/Dm73SQ213p

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-7-2018

It’s summertime and that means more skin exposure to the sun. Be sure to check out the FDA’s skin safety page for tips and information on how to protect your skin from UV rays.  https://go.usa.gov/xU4Ht pic.twitter.com/lGayQuxMQw

It’s summertime and that means more skin exposure to the sun. Be sure to check out the FDA’s skin safety page for tips and information on how to protect your skin from UV rays. https://go.usa.gov/xU4Ht pic.twitter.com/lGayQuxMQw

It’s summertime and that means more skin exposure to the sun. Be sure to check out the FDA’s skin safety page for tips and information on how to protect your skin from UV rays. https://go.usa.gov/xU4Ht  pic.twitter.com/lGayQuxMQw

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-6-2018

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonthpic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonthpic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

Here are three main practices for protecting yourself online: be sure your internet connection is secure, be careful what you download, and always be careful what you post! #InternetSafetyMonth pic.twitter.com/ZpJ0aas1N4

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

CDC wants to see your #SunSafeSelfie! Photograph yourself with protections such as sunglasses, a hat, long-sleeves & sunscreen and share your pic on social media:  https://goo.gl/jr1nP7 pic.twitter.com/hKJbKLnwni

CDC wants to see your #SunSafeSelfie! Photograph yourself with protections such as sunglasses, a hat, long-sleeves & sunscreen and share your pic on social media: https://goo.gl/jr1nP7 pic.twitter.com/hKJbKLnwni

CDC wants to see your #SunSafeSelfie! Photograph yourself with protections such as sunglasses, a hat, long-sleeves & sunscreen and share your pic on social media: https://goo.gl/jr1nP7  pic.twitter.com/hKJbKLnwni

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-5-2018

RT this: 10 Ways to Keep Athletes Safe While in the Sun: COVER UP! Wear sun-protective clothing and hats. Don't forget: May 25 is #DontFryDay  https://loom.ly/Gbg7XBw pic.twitter.com/GzY50eEVp9

RT this: 10 Ways to Keep Athletes Safe While in the Sun: COVER UP! Wear sun-protective clothing and hats. Don't forget: May 25 is #DontFryDay https://loom.ly/Gbg7XBw pic.twitter.com/GzY50eEVp9

RT this: 10 Ways to Keep Athletes Safe While in the Sun: COVER UP! Wear sun-protective clothing and hats. Don't forget: May 25 is #DontFryDay https://loom.ly/Gbg7XBw  pic.twitter.com/GzY50eEVp9

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-5-2018

#ThrowBackThursday: May 17, 1971- The Public Health Service Bureau of Radiological Health transferred to FDA. It’s Mission: Protect against unnecessary human exposure to radiation from electronic products in the home and industry. #OnThisDay #FDAHistory

#ThrowBackThursday: May 17, 1971- The Public Health Service Bureau of Radiological Health transferred to FDA. It’s Mission: Protect against unnecessary human exposure to radiation from electronic products in the home and industry. #OnThisDay #FDAHistory

#ThrowBackThursday: May 17, 1971- The Public Health Service Bureau of Radiological Health transferred to FDA. It’s Mission: Protect against unnecessary human exposure to radiation from electronic products in the home and industry. #OnThisDay #FDAHistory

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration