TL PLUS FIVE EIGHTS RING, 140MM

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  • Ministero della Salute - Italia
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  • Data dell'autorizzazione:
  • 01-10-2010
  • Ultimo aggiornamento:
  • 09-08-2016
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15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are: (i) to carry out activities to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA; and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical report summarises the activities of all groups involved in the emerging risk identification procedure, the issues identified in the course of 2017, a description of methodologies being developed and collabo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3): consideration of genotoxicity data on alicyclic aldehydes with α,β‐unsaturation in ring/side‐chain and precursors from chemical subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of flavouring substances from subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3). In FGE.208Rev1, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) evaluated genotoxicity studies on the representative substance p‐mentha‐1,8‐dien‐7‐al [FL‐no: 05.117], which was found to be genotoxic in vivo. The Panel conclu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from Bacillus subtilis (strain XAS)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from Bacillus subtilis (strain XAS)

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of flavouring substances from subgroup 2.2 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 208 Revision 3 (FGE.208Rev3). In FGE.208Rev1, the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF) evaluated genotoxicity studies on the representative substance p‐mentha‐1,8‐dien‐7‐al [FL‐no: 05.117], which was found to be genotoxic in vivo. The Panel conclu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

8-1-2019

Resapath

Resapath

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

8-1-2019

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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

16-12-2018

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Five Skus of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™

Apio, Inc. of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling five SKUs of Eat Smart® Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™ (bowls). The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that one random sample of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups Sweet Kale/Chou Frise Doux 156 gr. (5.5oz) with Best Before of Dec 14, 2018 tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. As a precautionary measure, we are recalling all products produced on the same day, same production line, as the ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-12-2018

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Annual assessment of Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance reports submitted in 2018 in the context of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1152/2011

Published on: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 This report is part of the `Echinococcus multilocularis surveillance’ scientific reports which are presented annually by EFSA to the European Commission and are intended to assess the sampling strategy, data collection and detection methods used by Finland, Ireland, Malta, the United Kingdom (UK) and Norway in their respective surveillance programmes. The surveillance programmes of these five countries were evaluated by checking the information submitted by each of them an...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-12-2018

Strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen infant oral drops in 24 mL bottles recalled because of defective child-resistant safety caps

Strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen infant oral drops in 24 mL bottles recalled because of defective child-resistant safety caps

Laboratoire RivaInc. and Laboratoires Trianon Inc. are voluntarily recalling five over-the-counter strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen oral drops for infants. The products are labeled as Biomedic, Option, Personnelle, Selection, or Laboratoires Trianon Inc. The products are packaged in 24 mL bottles and are used for pain and fever relief. They are being recalled because the child-resistant safety cap may be defective. This recall is in addition to previous recalls of children’s acetaminophen syrups for th...

Health Canada

30-11-2018

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 This report presents the results of surveillance on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in bovine animals, sheep, goats, cervids and other animal species, as well as genotyping in sheep, carried out in 2017 in the European Union (EU) according to Regulation (EC) 999/2001, and in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. In total, 1,312,714 cattle were tested by the 28 EU Member States (MSs) which is a decrease of 3% compared with 2016; 18,526 were tested by the three n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-11-2018

Glyphosate: ANSES launches a comparative assessment with the available alternatives

Glyphosate: ANSES launches a comparative assessment with the available alternatives

Following the five-year re-approval of this active substance at European level in December 2017, ANSES is reassessing marketing authorisations for products containing glyphosate. For products for which an application for authorisation or re-authorisation has been submitted, the Agency will carry out a comparative assessment with the available alternatives. For each glyphosate-based product, all uses for which there is an alternative that meets the substitution criteria will therefore be prohibited.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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

27-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

If the spout of the water bottle becomes detached during use, a small ring can be exposed and both the spout and the ring may pose a choking hazard.

Health Canada

30-10-2018

Training courses on “Steering an Expert Knowledge Elicitation” and “Use of the Expert Knowledge Elicitation Guidance in Risk Assessments for EFSA Management” and “Conduct of the Sheffield protocol for an Expert Knowledge Elicitation”

Training courses on “Steering an Expert Knowledge Elicitation” and “Use of the Expert Knowledge Elicitation Guidance in Risk Assessments for EFSA Management” and “Conduct of the Sheffield protocol for an Expert Knowledge Elicitation”

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 This report presents the results from an exploratory study in 2016 on clear communication of scientific assessment results. It had a specific focus on the communication of scientific uncertainties in EFSA scientific opinions. Qualitative methods were applied to the design and communication of an opinion summary and uncertainty statements related to that opinion, and to collect evidence on how different stakeholder groups responded to them. The study tested t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-9-2018

FDA Releases Five-Year Plan for Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings

FDA Releases Five-Year Plan for Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings

CVM’s five-year action plan for supporting antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary settings builds upon the important steps CVM has taken to eliminate production uses of medically important antimicrobials.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-9-2018

FDA awards five grants to advance the development of pediatric medical devices

FDA awards five grants to advance the development of pediatric medical devices

FDA has awarded grants to five Pediatric Device Consortia that will provide advice to innovators of children's medical devices

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-9-2018

Application of data science in risk assessment and early warning

Application of data science in risk assessment and early warning

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The currently applied approaches, procedures and tools used for the identification of emerging risks vary greatly among Member States of the EU. EFSA established a structured approach for emerging risk identification that mainly consists of systematically searching, collecting, collating and analysing information and data. In addition, EFSA concluded that new methodologies and tools are needed to facilitate efficient and transparent sharing of data, knowledg...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-9-2018

Health Canada updates Canadians on estimates of health risks for recalled valsartan drugs containing NDMA

Health Canada updates Canadians on estimates of health risks for recalled valsartan drugs containing NDMA

OTTAWA –Health Canada is sharing the results of its review of potential long-term health effects involving valsartan drugs that were found to contain the impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Health Canada scientists have assessed the available data to determine the potential increased risk of developing cancer, to help put the risk into context for Canadians.

Health Canada

5-9-2018

Outcome of the pesticides peer review meeting on general recurring issues in mammalian toxicology

Outcome of the pesticides peer review meeting on general recurring issues in mammalian toxicology

Published on: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This technical report reflects the outcome of the mammalian toxicology experts meeting on general recurring issues noted during the EFSA peer reviews of pesticide active substances under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The main issues identified were related to genotoxicity of products and principles of (Q)SAR and read‐across. General presentations on the different EFSA guidance and EFSA developmental activities related to human health risk assessment of pesti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-9-2018

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-8-2018

Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma

Alcon Announces Voluntary Global Market Withdrawal of CyPass Micro-Stent for Surgical Glaucoma

Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon today announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market. In addition, Alcon advises surgeons to immediately cease further implantation with the CyPass Micro-Stent and to return any unused devices to Alcon. This decision and corresponding recommendation is based on an analysis of five-year post-surgery data from the COMPASS-XT long-term safety study. The US Food and Drug Administration (FD...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-8-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance cypermethrin

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance cypermethrin

Published on: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Belgium and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance cypermethrin are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of cype...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-8-2018

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Published on: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Cyprus alongside with another 4 countries has participated successfully in the Grant Agreement GP/EFSA/DATA/2016/01‐GA 02, entitled: “Strategic Partnership with Cyprus on Data Quality”. The project was co‐financed by EFSA, aiming to help both EFSA and data providers from Member States to possess data of high quality in a quantitatively manageable way. The main objective of the grant agreement was the establishment of the data governance, coordination and imp...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

SGLT2(sodium-glucose cotransporter-2) Inhibitors for Diabetes: Drug Safety Communication - Regarding Rare Occurrences of a Serious Infection of the Genital Area

SGLT2(sodium-glucose cotransporter-2) Inhibitors for Diabetes: Drug Safety Communication - Regarding Rare Occurrences of a Serious Infection of the Genital Area

Requiring a new warning about this risk to be added to the prescribing information of all SGLT2 inhibitors and to the patient Medication Guide.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-8-2018

Joint EFSA and ECDC 2018 workshop on preparedness for a multi‐national food safety/public health incident

Joint EFSA and ECDC 2018 workshop on preparedness for a multi‐national food safety/public health incident

Published on: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Abstract In May 2018, EFSA and ECDC co‐facilitated a workshop on preparedness for a multi‐national food safety/public health incident. The workshop, hosted at AGES in Vienna, was conceived to closely align with EFSA's Strategy 2020 commitment to prepare for future risk assessment challenges. EFSA, ECDC, AGES and BfR worked together closely to develop a workshop and associated training materials to be delivered over a 2.5‐day agenda. The workshop was attended...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In June 2016, EFSA received a mandate from the national food competent authorities of five European countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) to provide a dietary reference value (DRV) for sugars, with particular attention to added sugars. A draft protocol was developed with the aim of defining as much as possible beforehand the strategy that will be applied for collecting data, appraising the relevant evidence, and analysing and integrating t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-8-2018

FDA approves new vaginal ring for one year of birth control

FDA approves new vaginal ring for one year of birth control

FDA approved Annovera (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system), a combined hormonal contraceptive for women of reproductive age used to prevent pregnancy and is the first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for an entire year.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-7-2018

ANSES recommends that certain populations avoid the consumption of food supplements containing melatonin

ANSES recommends that certain populations avoid the consumption of food supplements containing melatonin

Under the national nutrivigilance scheme, reports of adverse effects likely to be associated with the consumption of food supplements containing melatonin have been brought to the attention of ANSES. A retrospective analysis of these reports, combined with the considerable level of consumption of this type of supplement, led ANSES to conduct an assessment of the potential health risks. In its Opinion of February 2018, the Agency highlighted the existence of populations and situations at risk, for which t...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

23-7-2018

FDA Awards Grants to Fund Studies for Drugs for Minor Uses/Minor Species

FDA Awards Grants to Fund Studies for Drugs for Minor Uses/Minor Species

FDA has awarded five grants totaling $650,000 to provide funding for studies to support the approval or conditional approval of three different products, including a cancer drug for dogs.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego Infections Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego Infections Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego illnesses linked to Spring Pasta Salad sold at Hy-Vee locations in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due to Reported Illnesses

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due to Reported Illnesses

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 17, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming the salad. The voluntary recall includes Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salads in both 1 pound (16 oz.) an...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-7-2018

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

FDA is requiring safety labeling changes for fluoroquinolones to strengthen the warnings about the risks of mental health side effects and serious blood sugar disturbances.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-7-2018

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

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

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

Health Canada

1-6-2018

SunMed Holdings, LLC Issues a Nationwide Recall of STAT-Check and Medline Manual Resuscitator Bags

SunMed Holdings, LLC Issues a Nationwide Recall of STAT-Check and Medline Manual Resuscitator Bags

On May 29, 2018, SunMed Holdings, LLC initiated a nationwide recall of 18,808 units of STAT-Check and Medline resuscitator bags which were distributed between February 1, 2018 to May 13, 2018. The patient port retaining ring of the affected bags may not fully seat which may allow the patient port to detach during use. If this takes place, the resuscitator bags may not deliver air to the patient and result in a delay in treatment and life-threatening health consequences. There have been no reported injuri...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-6-2018

STAT-Check and Medline Manual Resuscitator Bags by SunMed Holdings: Recall - Patient Port May Detach During Use

STAT-Check and Medline Manual Resuscitator Bags by SunMed Holdings: Recall - Patient Port May Detach During Use

The patient port retaining ring of the affected bags may not fully seat which may allow the patient port to detach during use.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

Urgent Medical Device Recall: Sam XT Extremity Tourniquet

Urgent Medical Device Recall: Sam XT Extremity Tourniquet

SAM Medical today announced it is conducting a voluntary international recall of all unused SAM XT Extremity Tourniquets (SAM XT). The company initiated the recall after internal testing indicated a possible failure of the stitches securing the buckle to the nylon belt could occur, posing a potential risk when used on a human patient to stop arterial blood flow. To date, there have been no reports of adverse health consequences received. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug A...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-5-2018

Reference Delegation Day: an annual meeting of the reference laboratories

Reference Delegation Day: an annual meeting of the reference laboratories

Every year, ANSES brings together all the French holders of the national reference laboratory and European Union reference laboratory mandates, with support from the Joint Laboratory Service of the fraud control and customs services. This delegation day aims to improve cooperation and sharing of experience, and symbolises the importance of reference work to ANSES's missions.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

21-5-2018

5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation

5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation

As you plan your next beach vacation, make sure your trip is a healthy one. Consider these five tips on sun safety, medications, contact lenses, tattoos, and eating well.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-5-2018

FDA requires additional e-cigarette makers to provide critical information so the agency can better examine youth use and product appeal, amid continued concerns around youth access to products

FDA requires additional e-cigarette makers to provide critical information so the agency can better examine youth use and product appeal, amid continued concerns around youth access to products

FDA continued to take important steps to address youth use of e-cigarettes by sending official requests for information to four e-cigarette makers requiring them to submit important documents to better understand the youth appeal.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-5-2018

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns that gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are retained in the body; requires new class warnings

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns that gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are retained in the body; requires new class warnings

FDA is requiring a new class warning and other safety measures for all gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) concerning gadolinium remaining in patients’ bodies, including the brain, for months to years after receiving these drugs. Gadolinium retention has not been directly linked to adverse health effects in patients with normal kidney function, and we have concluded that the benefit of all approved GBCAs continues to outweigh any potential risks.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-5-2018

Watch out for ticks with the return of warmer weather!

Watch out for ticks with the return of warmer weather!

The return of warmer weather is particularly conducive to walks in natural surroundings, including woods and forests, as well as activities in the garden. It is therefore a good time to recall the precautions to take in order to avoid tick bites – also unfortunately in season. Especially active in the spring and autumn, ticks remain the most common vectors of pathogens responsible for infectious diseases in Europe. A single bite is enough to transmit the Lyme disease bacterium, the main tick-borne diseas...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

25-4-2018

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Immune System Reaction

Lamictal (lamotrigine): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Immune System Reaction

The FDA is warning that the medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) for seizures and bipolar disorder can cause a rare but very serious reaction that excessively activates the body’s infection-fighting immune system. This can cause severe inflammation throughout the body and lead to hospitalization and death, especially if the reaction is not diagnosed and treated quickly. As a result, we are requiring a new warning about this risk be added to the prescribing information in the lamotrigine drug labels. The immun...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

TGA presentation: Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA) meeting, 2 November 2018

TGA presentation: Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA) meeting, 2 November 2018

Short presentation on the ACSS Consortium, the Generic Medicines Working Group and the Generic Medicines Work-Sharing Trial

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

19-10-2018

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA   is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery   Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More:  https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

New Safety Communication. @US_FDA is sharing Updated Information To Reduce Potential Cardiac Surgery Infection Risks Associated With the LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xPnNW  #FDA #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-10-2018

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review.

Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD.  https:

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review. Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD. https:

Interact with experts from CDER, CBER & CDRH to learn what’s important when conducting clinical trials & preparing submissions for FDA review. Register for FDA #CDERSBIA Clinical Investigator Training Course – November 13-15 in Silver Spring, MD. https://go.usa.gov/xPqku  pic.twitter.com/EYNZANlgr9

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-9-2018

#FDA awards five grants to advance the development of pediatric medical devices. Click the link to read more about the grants and the FDA's work to advance the development of pediatric #MedicalDevices:  http://go.usa.gov/xPg2A 

#FDA awards five grants to advance the development of pediatric medical devices. Click the link to read more about the grants and the FDA's work to advance the development of pediatric #MedicalDevices: http://go.usa.gov/xPg2A 

#FDA awards five grants to advance the development of pediatric medical devices. Click the link to read more about the grants and the FDA's work to advance the development of pediatric #MedicalDevices: http://go.usa.gov/xPg2A 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

We'll consider regulatory options to speed up requiring companies to mitigate safety problems identified postmarket. Currently, mitigations such as new user training or new labeling can require rulemaking, which takes time and resources

We'll consider regulatory options to speed up requiring companies to mitigate safety problems identified postmarket. Currently, mitigations such as new user training or new labeling can require rulemaking, which takes time and resources

We'll consider regulatory options to speed up requiring companies to mitigate safety problems identified postmarket. Currently, mitigations such as new user training or new labeling can require rulemaking, which takes time and resources

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each area pic.twitter.com/aDwVxKGjyA

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-7-2018

International work-sharing pilot - Apalutamide (Erlyand)

International work-sharing pilot - Apalutamide (Erlyand)

Apalutamide (Erlyand) is the first medicine approved via ACSS Consortium’s NCE working group

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

18-6-2018

Nota Informativa Importante su Cetrotide (cetrorelix acetato) (22/06/2018)

Nota Informativa Importante su Cetrotide (cetrorelix acetato) (22/06/2018)

AIFA rende disponibili aggiornamenti sul medicinale Cetrotide, in seguito all’introduzione della nuova siringa (Becton Dickinson Hypak), avvenuta nel 2017.

Italia - AIFA - Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco

15-6-2018

Comparable overseas regulators (CORs) for prescription medicines

Comparable overseas regulators (CORs) for prescription medicines

Minor clarifications to the prescription medicines COR report-based process and the list of CORs for work-sharing.

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

29-5-2018

EU/3/18/2026 (Alnylam UK Limited)

EU/3/18/2026 (Alnylam UK Limited)

EU/3/18/2026 (Active substance: Synthetic double-stranded siRNA oligonucleotide targeted against transthyretin mRNA, with six phosphorothioate linkages in the backbone, and nine 2'-fluoro and thirty-five 2'-O-methyl nucleoside residues in the sequence, which is covalently linked via a phosphodiester group to a ligand containing three N-acetylgalactosamine residues) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3394 of Tue, 29 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/019/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

25-5-2018

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

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

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

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-5-2018

Nota Informativa Importante sul vaccino Anatetall (25/05/2018)

Nota Informativa Importante sul vaccino Anatetall (25/05/2018)

L'Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco rende disponibili nuove e importanti informazioni sulla presenza di lattice di gomma naturale (NRL) nel copriago delle siringhe preriempite con ago fisso del vaccino Anatetall.

Italia - AIFA - Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco

10-5-2018

Nota Informativa Importante sul vaccino Diftetall (01/06/2018)

Nota Informativa Importante sul vaccino Diftetall (01/06/2018)

L'Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco rende disponibili nuove e importanti informazioni sulla presenza di lattice di gomma naturale (NRL) nel copriago delle siringhe preriempite con ago fisso del vaccino Diftetall.

Italia - AIFA - Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco