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Ulotkę dla pacjenta: substancji czynnych, wskazania, dawkowanie, interakcje, działania niepożądane, ciąża, laktacja

Ulotka dołączona do opakowania: informacja dla pacjenta

Celipres 200, 200 mg, tabletki powlekane

Celiprololi hydrochloridum

Należy uważnie zapoznać się z treścią ulotki przed zastosowaniem leku, ponieważ zawiera ona

informacje ważne dla pacjenta.

Należy zachować tę ulotkę, aby w razie potrzeby móc ją ponownie przeczytać.

W razie jakichkolwiek wątpliwości należy zwrócić się do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Lek ten przepisano ściśle określonej osobie. Nie należy go przekazywać innym. Lek może

zaszkodzić innej osobie, nawet jeśli objawy jej choroby są takie same.

Jeśli u pacjenta wystąpią jakiekolwiek objawy niepożądane, w tym wszelkie objawy niepożądane

niewymienione w tej ulotce, należy powiedzieć o tym lekarzowi lub farmaceucie. Patrz punkt 4.

Spis treści ulotki

Co to jest Celipres i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Informacje ważne przed zastosowaniem leku Celipres

Jak stosować Celipres

Możliwe działania niepożądane

Jak przechowywać Celipres

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

1.

Co to jest Celipres i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Substancją czynną leku Celipres jest celiprololu chlorowodorek, który należy do grupy leków

nazywanych beta-adrenolitykami.

Celipres stosuje się w leczeniu łagodnego do umiarkowanego nadciśnienia tętniczego oraz bólu w

klatce piersiowej, spowodowanego dławicą piersiową. Ból pojawia się, gdy mięsień serca otrzymuje

za mało tlenu.

Lek ten obniża ciśnienie tętnicze oraz zwalnia czynność serca podczas wysiłku fizycznego, wykazuje

natomiast niewielki wpływ na częstość pracy serca w spoczynku.

2.

Informacje ważne przed zastosowaniem leku Celipres

Kiedy nie stosować leku Celipres:

jeśli pacjent ma uczulenie na celiprolol lub inne beta-adrenolityki (np. propranolol, atenolol) lub

którykolwiek z pozostałych składników tego leku (wymienionych w punkcie 6) - reakcja

uczuleniowa może objawiać się wysypką, świądem, obrzękiem twarzy, warg lub rąk (stóp) albo

trudnościami w oddychaniu;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje niekontrolowana niewydolność serca;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje wolna (w stanie spoczynku poniżej 45-50 skurczów na minutę) lub

nieregularna czynność serca;

jeśli u pacjenta występują zaburzenia przewodzenia w sercu (blok przedsionkowo-komorowy II

i III stopnia, zespół chorego węzła zatokowego);

jeśli pacjent ma wstrząs kardiogenny (niewystarczający dopływ krwi do tkanek);

jeśli u pacjenta występuje nadmierne zakwaszenie krwi (kwasica metaboliczna);

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono niskie ciśnienie tętnicze;

jeśli u pacjenta występują ciężkie zaburzenia czynności nerek;

jeśli pacjent ma ciężką astmę lub inne poważne trudności w oddychaniu;

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono guz chromochłonny (który nie jest leczony);

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono zaawansowane stadium choroby tętnic obwodowych (poważne

zaburzenia krążenia krwi w nogach wywołane zwężeniem lub zablokowaniem naczyń

krwionośnych);

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono przewlekłą obturacyjną chorobę płuc;

jeśli pacjent stosuje werapamil (w leczeniu nadciśnienia oraz niektórych chorób serca);

jeśli pacjent stosuje teofilinę (w leczeniu astmy lub przewlekłego zapalenia oskrzeli).

Ostrzeżenia i środki ostrożności

Przed zastosowaniem należy skonsultować się z lekarzem:

jeśli pacjentka jest w ciąży lub planuje ciążę, lub karmi piersią;

gdy u pacjenta występują choroby nerek lub wątroby; lekarz może podjąć decyzję o zmniejszeniu

dawki leku;

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono szczególny rodzaj choroby serca (z bólem w klatce piersiowej), zwanej

dławicą Prinzmetala;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje choroba niedokrwienna serca. Nie należy przerywać stosowania leku,

ponieważ może to doprowadzić do zwiększenia częstości i nasilenia napadów dławicy piersiowej

(nasilenie bólu w klatce piersiowej) lub pogorszenia ogólnego stanu mięśnia sercowego.

W przypadku konieczności odstawienia leku, lekarz zaleci stopniowe zmniejszanie dawki leku,

zwykle przez okres 1-2 tygodni;

jeśli pacjent przyjmuje leki stosowane w zaburzeniach czynności serca, takich jak zastoinowa

niewydolność serca;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje tyreotoksykoza (schorzenie wywołane nadczynnością tarczycy) -

celiprolol może maskować objawy tyreotoksykozy;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje przewlekła obturacyjna choroba dróg oddechowych, astma, świszczący

oddech - skurcz oskrzeli;

jeśli u pacjenta występuje wolna czynność serca, wynosząca mniej niż 50-55 skurczów na minutę

w spoczynku (bradykardia) lub nieregularna czynność serca;

jeśli u pacjenta występują zaburzenia przewodzenia w sercu (blok przedsionkowo-komorowy

I stopnia);

jeśli u pacjenta występują schorzenia takie jak choroba Raynauda (pogorszone krążenie krwi

w rękach (stopach), objawiające się przemijającymi zmianami zabarwienia skóry (biała do

niebieskiej, do czerwonej) oraz odczuwaniem zimna w kończynach, z występującym bólem

i uczuciem pieczenia lub bez) lub choroba Buergera (zmniejszone krążenie krwi w nogach

objawiające się bólem mięśni łydek lub ud po przejściu pewnej odległości, ból zazwyczaj ustępuje

po chwili odpoczynku);

jeśli u pacjenta występuje cukrzyca (celiprolol może maskować objawy zmniejszenia stężenia

cukru we krwi);

jeśli pacjent ma chorobę skóry zwaną łuszczycą; w czasie stosowania celiprololu może dojść do

nasilenia objawów łuszczycy;

jeśli u pacjenta stwierdzono wcześniejsze reakcje alergiczne lub jeśli pacjent jest w trakcie terapii

odczulającej;

jeśli pacjent jest zawodnikiem sportowym i ma być poddany testom przesiewowym wykrywającym

obecność leków, gdyż celiprolol może powodować wystąpienie pozytywnego wyniku. Stosowanie

beta-adrenolityków w niektórych dyscyplinach sportowych może być niedozwolone.

Jeśli u pacjenta konieczne jest przeprowadzenie zabiegu operacyjnego lub podanie znieczulenia,

pacjent powinien poinformować lekarza lub stomatologa o stosowaniu leku.

Należy skonsultować się z lekarzem nawet jeśli powyższe stany miały miejsce w przeszłości.

Dzieci i młodzież

Nie ustalono bezpieczeństwa i skuteczności stosowania celiprololu u dzieci.

Celipres a inne leki

Należy powiedzieć lekarzowi o wszystkich lekach, przyjmowanych przez pacjenta obecnie lub

ostatnio, a także o lekach, które pacjent planuje przyjmować.

Należy zachować ostrożność w przypadku stosowania następujących leków:

diltiazemu, werapamilu lub nifedypiny (stosowanych w leczeniu wysokiego ciśnienia

tętniczego oraz niektórych zaburzeń serca);

leków stosowanych we wstrząsie lub w niedociśnieniu tętniczym;

dyzopiramidu, chinidyny, amiodaronu lub sotalolu (w leczeniu zaburzeń rytmu serca);

chlorotalidonu lub hydrochlorotiazydu (leków moczopędnych - diuretyków);

klonidyny (w leczeniu nadciśnienia). Jeżeli jednocześnie stosuje się klonidynę i celiprolol, nie

należy przerywać stosowania klonidyny, chyba że zostanie to zalecone przez lekarza. Lekarz

może zalecić zaprzestanie stosowania celiprololu wiele dni przed zakończeniem leczenia

klonidyną;

leków nazywanych inhibitorami monoaminooksydazy (inhibitorów MAO stosowanych

w leczeniu depresji), np. fenelzyna, tranylcypromina, moklobemid i izokarboniazyd;

rezerpiny, alfa-metylodopy, guanfacyny (stosowanych w leczeniu wysokiego ciśnienia

tętniczego);

digitoksyny lub digoksyny (stosowanych w leczeniu niewydolności serca oraz niektórych

rodzajach zaburzeń rytmu serca);

insuliny lub doustnych leków przeciwcukrzycowych (np. glibenklamidu, metforminy);

noradrenaliny lub adrenaliny (stosowanych w leczeniu niskiego ciśnienia tętniczego,

niewydolności serca, astmy lub alergii); noradrenalina i adrenalina są zawsze stosowane pod

kontrolą medyczną;

fenylefryny, pseudoefedryny, fenylopropanolaminy (zawartych w lekach przeciwkaszlowych

lub kroplach do nosa i oczu);

niesteroidowych leków przeciwzapalnych (stosowanych w stanach zapalnych i bólu), np. ibu-

profen, indometacyna;

meflochiny, ponieważ może powodować bradykardię (wolną czynność serca);

leków stosowanych w leczeniu chorób psychicznych, takich jak fenotiazyny (np.

chloropromazyna, trifluoperazyna) lub trójpierścieniowych leków przeciwdepresyjnych (np.

imipramina, amitryptylina, klomipramina, dezypramina).

Celipres z jedzeniem i piciem

Celipres należy stosować rano, od razu po przebudzeniu, godzinę przed posiłkiem lub 2 godziny po

posiłku.

Ciąża i karmienie piersią

Jeśli pacjentka jest w ciąży lub karmi piersią, przypuszcza, że może być w ciąży lub gdy planuje mieć

dziecko, powinna poradzić się lekarza lub farmaceuty przed zastosowaniem tego leku.

Prowadzenie pojazdów i obsługiwanie maszyn

Celipres wywiera nieistotny wpływ na zdolność prowadzenia pojazdów mechanicznych

i obsługiwania maszyn. Jednak bardzo rzadko w czasie leczenia mogą wystąpić zawroty głowy

i uczucie zmęczenia, jak również drżenie, ból głowy lub niewyraźne widzenie. W razie wystąpienia

takich objawów nie należy prowadzić pojazdów, używać narzędzi ani obsługiwać maszyn.

Lek Celipres zawiera żółcień chinolinową

Lek zawiera żółcień chinolinową, która może powodować reakcje alergiczne.

3.

Jak stosować Celipres

Ten lek należy zawsze stosować zgodnie z zaleceniami lekarza. W przypadku wątpliwości należy

zwrócić się do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Nadciśnienie

Zazwyczaj stosowana dawka leku to 100 mg do 200 mg raz na dobę. Jeśli po 2 do 4 tygodniach

leczenia reakcja kliniczna jest niewystarczająca, lekarz może zwiększyć dawkę do 400 mg celiprololu

raz na dobę.

Jeśli u pacjenta występują choroby wątroby lub nerek, lekarz może podjąć decyzję o rozpoczęciu

leczenia mniejszą dawką, a następnie w razie potrzeby ją zwiększyć.

Stabilna dławica piersiowa

Zazwyczaj stosowana dawka leku to 200 mg raz na dobę. Jeśli po 2 do 4 tygodniach leczenia reakcja

kliniczna jest niewystarczająca, lekarz może zwiększyć dawkę do 400 mg celiprololu raz na dobę.

Zaleca się stopniowe odstawianie leku przez 1-2 tygodnie. Nagłe zaprzestanie stosowania leku może

powodować zaburzenia serca, szczególnie u pacjentów z chorobą niedokrwienną serca.

Pacjenci z chorobami nerek

U pacjentów z umiarkowanym zaburzeniem czynności nerek (klirens kreatyniny od 15 do 40 ml/min)

konieczne może być zmniejszenie dawki o połowę. Celiprolol jest przeciwwskazany do stosowania u

pacjentów z ciężkim zaburzeniem czynności nerek (klirens kreatyniny mniejszy niż 15 ml/min).

Lek Celipres należy połykać w całości, popijając szklanką wody. Tabletki można stosować rano, zaraz

po przebudzeniu, raz na dobę, godzinę przed posiłkiem lub 2 godziny po posiłku.

Linia podziału na tabletce nie jest przeznaczona do przełamywania tabletki.

Aby pamiętać o przyjmowaniu leku, należy stosować lek codziennie o tej samej porze.

Lek należy stosować tak długo, jak zalecił lekarz. Ważne jest, aby nie przerywać stosowania leku, gdy

pacjent poczuje się lepiej, ponieważ może nastąpić nawrót objawów.

Jeśli pacjent ma wrażenie, że działanie leku Celipres jest zbyt silne lub za słabe, należy skonsultować

się z lekarzem lub farmaceutą.

Zastosowanie większej niż zalecana dawki leku Celipres

W przypadku zastosowania większej niż zalecana dawki leku, należy zwrócić się po poradę do lekarza

lub najbliższego szpitalnego oddziału pomocy doraźnej. Jeśli to możliwe, należy zabrać ze sobą

pozostałe tabletki, opakowanie oraz ulotkę, tak, aby lekarz od razu wiedział, jaki lek został przyjęty.

Pominięcie zastosowania leku Celipres

W przypadku pominięcia dawki należy ją zastosować tak szybko, jak tylko możliwe. Jednak, gdy

zbliża się pora wzięcia kolejnej dawki, należy tylko przyjąć kolejną tabletkę, według normalnego

schematu. Nie należy stosować dawki podwójnej w celu uzupełnienia pominiętej dawki.

Przerwanie stosowania leku Celipres

Nie należy przerywać stosowania leku Celipres bez uprzedniej konsultacji z lekarzem. Nagłe

zaprzestanie przyjmowania leku Celipres może spowodować pogorszenie się stanu pacjenta. Lekarz

zaleci stopniowe zaprzestanie stosowania leku Celipres przez okres od 7 do 10 dni.

W razie wątpliwości związanych ze stosowaniem leku należy zwrócić się do lekarza lub farmaceuty.

4.

Możliwe działania niepożądane

Jak każdy lek, lek ten może powodować działania niepożądane, chociaż nie u każdego one wystąpią.

W przypadku wystąpienia któregokolwiek z następujących objawów niepożądanych, należy

zaprzestać stosowania leku Celipres i natychmiast powiadomić lekarza lub zgłosić się do najbliższego

szpitalnego oddziału pomocy doraźnej.

Wysypka, pokrzywka, ucisk w klatce piersiowej, duszność lub obrzęk twarzy, warg, rąk, stóp,

omdlenie, podwyższona temperatura.

Są to bardzo ciężkie działania niepożądane. Jeśli się pojawiły, mogła u pacjenta wystąpić ciężka

reakcja alergiczna na celiprolol. Może być konieczna natychmiastowa pomoc medyczna lub

hospitalizacja.

W przypadku wystąpienia któregokolwiek z następujących objawów niepożądanych, należy

natychmiast powiadomić lekarza lub zgłosić się do najbliższego szpitalnego oddziału pomocy

doraźnej:

zawroty głowy lub uczucie „pustki” w głowie, osłabienie lub omdlenie, szczególnie podczas

wstawania z pozycji leżącej,

szybka, wolna lub nieregularna czynność serca,

trudności w oddychaniu,

pogorszenie wcześniej występującej niewydolności serca,

pogorszenie cukrzycy.

Może się ujawnić wcześniej niezdiagnozowana cukrzyca (w postaci zwiększonego pragnienia,

częstego oddawania moczu, wzmożonego łaknienia, zmniejszenia masy ciała). Należy poinformować

lekarza w przypadku wystąpienia któregokolwiek z wymienionych objawów.

Należy poinformować lekarza w przypadku zauważenia któregokolwiek z następujących działań

niepożądanych:

Częste (mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 na 10 pacjentów):

ból głowy oraz zawroty głowy, senność, koszmary senne oraz bezsenność (zaburzenia snu);

drżenie oraz uczucie zimna w kończynach, nagłe zaczerwienienie (zwłaszcza twarzy);

kołatanie serca, spowolnienie pracy serca, znaczne zmniejszenie ciśnienia krwi, w tym

podczas wstawania z pozycji leżącej;

kurcze mięśni;

omdlenie;

nudności lub wymioty, ból lub uczucie dyskomfortu w jamie brzusznej.

Rzadkie (mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 na 1000 pacjentów):

dodatnie miano przeciwciał przeciwjądrowych (ANA), pojedyncze i odwracalne przypadki

tocznia;

depresja;

parestezja (zaburzenia czucia);

szum uszny;

biegunka, zaparcie;

objawy skórne (np. swędzenie, zaczerwienienie, wysypka, świąd, pokrzywka, plamica);

zaburzenia przewodzenia w sercu;

nasilenie zaburzeń przewodzenia w sercu (u pacjentów podatnych);

nasilenie niewydolności serca z obrzękiem obwodowym (obrzęk kończyn) i (lub) duszność

wysiłkowa;

pogorszenie wcześniej występujących zaburzeń krążenia, takich jak chromanie przestankowe,

zespół Raynauda [pogorszone krążenie krwi w rękach/stopach objawiające się przemijającymi

zmianami zabarwienia skóry (biała do niebieskiej, do czerwonej) oraz odczuwaniem zimna w

kończynach, z występującym bólem i uczuciem pieczenia lub bez];

zmęczenie;

alergiczne zapalenie płuc, skurcz oskrzeli, zwłaszcza u pacjentów z astmą oskrzelową lub

reakcjami astmatycznymi w przeszłości;

osłabienie mięśni;

zmniejszenie popędu płciowego, impotencja (u mężczyzn);

nieprawidłowe wyniki badań czynności wątroby (transaminazy - AlAT, AspAT);

zmniejszone stężenie cukru we krwi (hipoglikemia), zwiększone stężenie cukru we krwi

(hiperglikemia);

u pacjentów z nadczynnością tarczycy, kliniczne objawy tyreotoksykozy (tachykardia,

drżenie) mogą być maskowane.

Ostrzegawcze objawy hipoglikemii (tachykardia, drżenia) mogą być osłabione.

Bardzo rzadkie (mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 na 10000 pacjentów):

omamy, psychozy;

splątanie;

objawy łuszczycy, pogorszenie wcześniej występującej łuszczycy;

zaburzenia widzenia, zmniejszone wydzielanie łez (suchość oczu).

Zgłaszanie działań niepożądanych

Jeśli wystąpią jakiekolwiek objawy niepożądane, w tym wszelkie objawy niepożądane niewymienione

w ulotce, należy powiedzieć o tym lekarzowi lub farmaceucie. Działania niepożądane można zgłaszać

bezpośrednio do Departamentu Monitorowania Niepożądanych Działań Produktów Leczniczych

Urzędu Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobów Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych,

Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, Tel.: + 48 22 49 21 301, Faks: + 48 22 49 21 309,

e-mail: ndl@urpl.gov.pl.

Dzięki zgłaszaniu działań niepożądanych można będzie zgromadzić więcej informacji na temat

bezpieczeństwa stosowania leku.

5.

Jak przechowywać Celipres

Przechowywać w miejscu niewidocznym i niedostępnym dla dzieci.

Przechowywać w temperaturze poniżej 25ºC.

Nie stosować tego leku po upływie terminu ważności zamieszczonego na etykiecie. Termin ważności

oznacza ostatni dzień podanego miesiąca.

Leków nie należy wyrzucać do kanalizacji ani domowych pojemników na odpadki. Należy zapytać

farmaceutę co zrobić z lekami, których się już nie potrzebuje. Takie postępowanie pomoże chronić

środowisko.

6.

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

Co zawiera Celipres

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Substancją czynną leku jest celiprololu chlorowodorek. Jedna tabletka zawiera 200 mg celiprololu

chlorowodorku.

Pozostałe składniki to: celuloza mikrokrystaliczna, mannitol, kroskarmeloza sodowa, krzemionka

koloidalna bezwodna, stearynian magnezu oraz otoczka zawierająca hypromelozę 2910 6cP, tytanu

dwutlenek (E 171), makrogol 400, żółcień chinolinową (E 104), lak.

Jak wygląda Celipres i co zawiera opakowanie

Tabletki powlekane barwy żółtej, w kształcie serca, z wytłoczonym napisem „200” po jednej stronie

i linią dzielącą po drugiej stronie. Linia podziału na tabletce nie jest przeznaczona do przełamywania

tabletki.

Opakowania leku Celipres zawierają 30 tabletek powlekanych w blistrach (3x10).

Podmiot odpowiedzialny i wytwórca

Podmiot odpowiedzialny

Ranbaxy (Poland) Sp. z o.o.

ul. Kubickiego 11

02-954 Warszawa

Wytwórca

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe B.V.

Polarisavenue 87

2132 JH Hoofddorp

Holandia

Data ostatniej aktualizacji ulotki: 08.08.2016

16-2-2019

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for L‐cysteine for use in plant protection as insecticide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for L‐cysteine for use in plant protection as insecticide

Published on: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 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 L‐cysteine are presented. The context of the evaluation was that required by ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-2-2019

Assessment of genetically modified oilseed rape T45 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐012)

Assessment of genetically modified oilseed rape T45 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐012)

Published on: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐012 under Regulation (EC) No1829/2003 from BayerCropScienceN.V., the Panelon Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified oilseed rape T45, for food and feed uses, excluding cultivation within the European Unio...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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

13-2-2019

Pesticide active substances that do not require a review of the existing maximum residue levels under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Pesticide active substances that do not require a review of the existing maximum residue levels under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 According to Article 12(1) of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA shall provide within 12 months from the date of the inclusion or non‐inclusion of an active substance in Annex I to Directive 91/414/EEC a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for that active substance. Among the active substances that need to be reviewed under Article 12(1) of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA identified 13 active substances for which a review of MRLs i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-2-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 The applicant Nihon Nohyaku Co. Ltd. submitted a request to the competent national authority in Finland to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for flutolanil in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gaps related to new residue trials for globe artichokes and beans with pods and for storage stability data in products of animal origin were addressed. Further risk mana...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

5-2-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 The applicant Dow AgroSciences Ltd submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for spinosad in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gaps related to residue trials on globe artichokes, flowering brassica and the nature of residues in processed commodities were satisfactorily addressed. A new feedi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

2-2-2019

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

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

Published on: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for imazamox in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, the applicant submitted new residue trials on rice. Since the number of trials was not sufficient, the data gap was considered only partially addressed. The remaining dat...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

1-2-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for imidacloprid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for imidacloprid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance imidacloprid. To assess the occurrence of imidacloprid residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well as the import to...

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

1-2-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for hexythiazox according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for hexythiazox according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance hexythiazox. To assess the occurrence of hexythiazox residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 Prevalence sample‐based data should be transmitted from Member States to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) using the EFSA Standard Sample Description version 2 (SSD2) standard. To support reporting countries in data submission using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) data transfer, specific guidelines are given in this report covering the reporting of sample‐based zoonoses and zoonotic agent data. These guidelines are specifically aimed at guiding the reporting of in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is tasked with coordinating the reporting of zoonoses, zoonotic agents, animal populations, antimicrobial resistance and food‐borne outbreaks in the European Union (EU) under Directive 2003/99/EC, as well as analysing and summarising the data collected. For data transmission purposes, EFSA created a simple Microsoft Office Excel‐based mapping tool to allow Member States to map their standard terminology to EFSA's standard terminolo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

Manual for reporting on antimicrobial resistance within the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC and Decision 2013/652/EU for information derived from the year 2018

Manual for reporting on antimicrobial resistance within the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC and Decision 2013/652/EU for information derived from the year 2018

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 This manual provides guidance for reporting antimicrobial resistance under the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC and Commission Implementing Decision 2013/652/EU in food‐producing animals and foodstuffs derived thereof. The objective is to harmonise and streamline the reporting made by the Member States to ensure that the antimicrobial resistance data collected are relevant and easy to analyse at the European Union level. Detailed guidelines are provided for the reporting ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

Data dictionaries‐guidelines for reporting 2018 data on zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance and food‐borne outbreaks

Data dictionaries‐guidelines for reporting 2018 data on zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance and food‐borne outbreaks

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 This technical report of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) presents guidance to reporting European Union (EU) Member States and non‐Member States in data submission using extensible markup language (XML) data transfer covering the reporting of isolate‐based quantitative antimicrobial resistance data, as well as reporting of prevalence data on zoonoses and food‐borne contaminants, food‐borne outbreak data, animal population data and disease status data. For data col...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received the mandate from the European Commission (EC), in accordance with Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002, to collect data on the molecular testing of food‐borne pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli (STEC) from food, feed, animals and the related environment, to contribute to the epidemiological investigations of food‐borne outbreaks and to the identification of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

25-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for spiromesifen according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for spiromesifen according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance spiromesifen. To assess the occurrence of spiromesifen residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, as well as 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

17-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × 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‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × 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‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for dazomet according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for dazomet according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance dazomet. To assess the occurrence of dazomet residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (including the supporting re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for metam according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for metam according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance metam. To assess the occurrence of metam residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008C as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (including the...

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

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer CropScience N.V., the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean A2704‐12, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for fluometuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for fluometuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance fluometuron. To assess the occurrence of fluometuron residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (in...

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

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Lantharenol® is a feed additive consisting of lanthanum carbonate octahydrate. It is currently authorised as a zootechnical additive (decrease in phosphorous excretion via urine) for cats; this opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation. In 2007, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lantharenol® as a feed additive for cats. The applicant has provided data demonstrating th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for sedaxane according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for sedaxane according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance sedaxane. To assess the occurrence of sedaxane residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well as the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for triazoxide according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for triazoxide according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance triazoxide. To assess the occurrence of triazoxide residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008, as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States. Bas...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for chromafenozide according to Article 12 Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for chromafenozide according to Article 12 Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance chromafenozide. Considering the information provided by Member States, neither EU uses nor import tolerances are currently authorised for chromafenozide within the EU. Furthermore, no MRLs are established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (codex maximum residue limits) for this active subst...

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

28-12-2018

The red palm weevil

The red palm weevil

What is the red palm weevil? The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) is a beetle that is a particular menace to palm trees. Originally from South and South-east Asia, it is now found in more than 60 countries, where it threatens date palms, ornamental palms and coconut palms. It has been present in France since 2006; it was first detected in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region (French Riviera) and has now become established in the Occitanie region and Corsica.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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

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

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

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State Italy for the pesticide active substance propanil and the assessment of applications for maximum residue levels (MRLs) are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States, the applican...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

The red palm weevil:  combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The red palm weevil: combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The palm weevil is one of the most damaging insect pests of palm trees, and is a threat to plant biodiversity in many countries. This insect has spread rapidly along the Mediterranean coast in the last ten years or more, and is classified as a regulated quarantine pest and a major danger to plant health in France. It is therefore subject to compulsory control measures. In order to curb the spread of the pest, which was introduced into the country in 2006, control strategies are being implemented at local...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

18-12-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for pencycuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for pencycuron according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance pencycuron. To assess the occurrence of pencycuron residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (incl...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Response to comments on the Scientific Opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA was asked to review the comments received on the Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal® and lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Comments originating from the applicant (Han‐Biotech GmbH) were submitted to EFSA via the E...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean A2704‐12

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean A2704‐12. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 5 June 2018, the European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soybean A2704‐12 and to indicate whether the previous c...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

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

20-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Spain, for the pesticide active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto Europe, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean MON 89788, for food and feed uses, excluding cultivation within the European Union....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance tau‐fluvalinate. To assess the occurrence of tau‐fluvalinate residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member St...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The applicant BASF Agro B.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for picolinafen in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, a new validated analytical method for enforcement of the residue in dry/high starch‐, high water content‐, high acid content‐ and high oil content commodities ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Published on: Thu, 15 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 Germany to set an import tolerance for the active substance pyraclostrobin in rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for rice. Based on the risk assessment results, EFSA concluded that the short‐term intake of residues resulting from the use of p...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

25-1-2019


Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Glucagon, Treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism, 08/10/2009, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

25-1-2019


Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Orphan designation: Mannitolum, Treatment of cystic fibrosis, 07/11/2005, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-12-2018


Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

5-12-2018


Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Orphan designation: Paclitaxel (micellar), Treatment of ovarian cancer, 17/12/2006, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-12-2018


Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

26-11-2018

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient https://go.usa.gov/xPHdE 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009.  https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https://go.usa.gov/xPHdn 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration