Palonosetron Accord

Główne informacje

  • Nazwa własna:
  • Palonosetron Accord
  • Używać do:
  • Ludzie
  • Typ medycyny:
  • alopatycznych narkotyków

Dokumenty

Lokalizacja

  • Dostępne w:
  • Palonosetron Accord
    Unia Europejska
  • Język:
  • polski

Informacje terapeutyczne

  • Grupa terapeutyczna:
  • Leki przeciwwymiotne i antinauseants,
  • Dziedzina terapeutyczna:
  • Wymioty, Nudności, Rak
  • Wskazania:
  • Palonosetron zgodzie jest wskazany u dorosłych w profilaktyce ostrego nudności i wymiotów związanych z bardzo emetogenic nowotwór chemoterapii,profilaktyka nudności i wymiotów związanych z umiarkowanie emetogenic raka chemioterapii. Palonosetron zgodzie wskazany w pediatrycznych pacjentów 1 miesiąca i powyżej:zapobieganie ostrej nudności i wymiotów związanych z bardzo emetogenic nowotwór chemoterapii i profilaktyki nudności i wymiotów związanych z umiarkowanie emetogenic raka chemioterapii.

Inne informacje

Status

  • Źródło:
  • EMA - European Medicines Agency
  • Status autoryzacji:
  • Upoważniony
  • Numer pozwolenia:
  • EMEA/H/C/004129
  • Data autoryzacji:
  • 26-05-2016
  • Kod EMEA:
  • EMEA/H/C/004129
  • Ostatnia aktualizacja:
  • 18-01-2019

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Streszczenie EPAR dla ogółu społeczeństwa

Palonosetron Accord

palonosetron

Niniejszy dokument jest streszczeniem Europejskiego Publicznego Sprawozdania Oceniającego (EPAR)

dotyczącego leku Palonosetron Accord. Wyjaśnia, jak Agencja oceniła lek w celu przyjęcia zaleceń w

sprawie przyznania pozwolenia na dopuszczenie produktu do obrotu w UE oraz warunków jego

stosowania. Jego celem nie jest zapewnienie praktycznej porady dotyczącej stosowania leku

Palonosetron Accord.

W celu uzyskania praktycznych informacji na temat stosowania leku Palonosetron Accord należy

zapoznać się z ulotką dla pacjenta bądź skontaktować się z lekarzem lub farmaceutą.

Co to jest produkt Palonosetron Accord i w jakim celu się go stosuje?

Palonosetron Accord stosuje się w celu zapobiegania nudnościom i wymiotom spowodowanym

chemioterapią (leki stosowane w leczeniu raka). Lek stosuje się u dorosłych i dzieci w wieku powyżej 1

miesiąca w chemioterapii lekami powodującymi nudności i wymioty o nasileniu dużym (np. cisplatyna)

lub umiarkowanym (np. cyklofosfamid, doksorubicyna lub karboplatyna).

Palonosetron Accord zawiera substancję czynną palonosetron. Lek Palonosetron Accord jest lekiem

generycznym. Oznacza to, że Palonosetron Accord jest podobny do leku referencyjnego o nazwie Aloxi,

który jest już dopuszczony do obrotu w Unii Europejskiej (UE). Więcej informacji na temat leków

generycznych znajduje się w dokumencie z pytaniami i odpowiedziami tutaj.

Jak stosować produkt Palonosetron Accord?

Produkt Accord należy podawać wyłącznie przed chemioterapią. Lek jest dostępny w postaci roztworu

do wstrzykiwań lub infuzji (kroplówek) dożylnych, który powinien zostać podany przez

wykwalifikowanego pracownika służby zdrowia na ok. 30 minut przed rozpoczęciem chemioterapii. U

osób dorosłych zalecana dawka wynosi 250 mikrogramów wstrzykiwane dożylnie przez 30 sekund.

Skuteczność produktu można zwiększyć, dodając kortykosteroid (inny rodzaj leku, który można

Palonosetron Accord

EMA/243539/2016

Strona 2/2

stosować w celu zapobiegania nudnościom i wymiotom). Dzieciom należy podać roztwór w postaci

wlewu dożylnego trwającego 15 minut w dawce 20 mikrogramów na kilogram masy ciała.

Lek wydaje się wyłącznie z przepisu lekarza.

Jak działa produkt Palonosetron Accord?

Substancja czynna produktu Palonosetron Accord, palonosetron, jest antagonistą 5HT3. Oznacza to, że

działa ona tak, jak substancja w organizmie o nazwie 5-hydroksytryptamina (5HT, znana również jako

serotonina) i wiąże się z tymi samymi receptorami w jelitach zwanymi receptorami 5-HT3. Gdy

substancja 5HT przyłącza się do tych receptorów, to zwykle powoduje mdłości i wymioty. Blokując te

receptory, produkt Palonosetron Accord zapobiega nudnościom i wymiotom występującym często po

chemioterapii.

Jak badano produkt Palonosetron Accord?

Firma przedstawiła dane z opublikowanej literatury dotyczącego palonosetronu. Nie przeprowadzono

dodatkowych badań, ponieważ lek Palonosetron Accord jest lekiem generycznym podawanym we

wstrzyknięciu i zawiera tę samą substancję czynną, co lek referencyjny Aloxi.

Jakie korzyści i ryzyko wiążą się ze stosowaniem produktu Palonosetron

Accord?

Ponieważ lek Palonosetron Accord jest lekiem generycznym, uznaje się, że z jego stosowaniem wiążą

się takie same korzyści i ryzyko, jak w przypadku leku referencyjnego.

Na jakiej podstawie zatwierdza się produkt Palonosetron Accord?

Komitet ds. Produktów Leczniczych Stosowanych u Ludzi (CHMP) Agencji uznał, że — zgodnie z

wymogami UE — wykazano, że lek Palonosetron Accord jest porównywalny w stosunku do leku Aloxi.

Dlatego też CHMP wyraził opinię, że – podobnie jak w przypadku produktu Aloxi – korzyści

przewyższają rozpoznane ryzyko. Komitet zalecił przyznanie pozwolenia na dopuszczenie produktu

Palonosetron Accord do stosowania w UE.

Jakie środki są podejmowane w celu zapewnienia bezpiecznego i

skutecznego stosowania produktu Palonosetron Accord?

W celu zapewnienia możliwie najbezpieczniejszego stosowania produktu Palonosetron Accord

opracowano plan zarządzania ryzykiem. W oparciu o ten plan w charakterystyce produktu leczniczego i

ulotce dla pacjenta dotyczących produktu Palonosetron Accord zawarto informacje dotyczące

bezpieczeństwa, w tym odpowiednie środki ostrożności obowiązujące personel medyczny i pacjentów.

Inne informacje dotyczące produktu Palonosetron Accord:

Pełne sprawozdanie EPAR dotyczące produktu Palonosetron Accord znajduje się na stronie internetowej

Agencji pod adresem:

ema.europa.eu/Find medicine/Human medicines/European public assessment

reports. W celu uzyskania dodatkowych informacji dotyczących leczenia produktem Palonosetron

Accord należy zapoznać się z ulotką dla pacjenta (także część EPAR) bądź skontaktować się z lekarzem

lub farmaceutą.

Pełne sprawozdanie EPAR dotyczące leku referencyjnego również znajduje się na stronie internetowej

Agencji.

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

B. ULOTKA DLA PACJENTA

Ulotka dołączona do opakowania: informacja dla pacjenta

Palonosetron Accord 250 mikrogramów roztwór do wstrzykiwań

palonosetron

Należy uważnie zapoznać się z treścią ulotki przed przyjęciem 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, farmaceuty lub pielęgniarki.

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

niepożądane niewymienione w tej ulotce, należy powiedzieć o tym lekarzowi, farmaceucie lub

pielęgniarce. Patrz punkt 4.

Spis treści ulotki

Co to jest Palonosetron Accord i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Informacje ważne przed przyjęciem leku Palonosetron Accord

Jak przyjmować Palonosetron Accord

Możliwe działania niepożądane

Jak przechowywać Palonosetron Accord

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

1.

Co to jest Palonosetron Accord i w jakim celu się go stosuje

Palonosetron Accord należy do grupy leków nazywanych antagonistami receptorów serotoninowych

Ma on zdolność blokowania działania substancji chemicznej, serotoniny, która może powodować

nudności i wymioty.

Palonosetron Accord jest stosowany w zapobieganiu nudnościom i wymiotom związanym

z chemioterapią przeciwnowotworową u dorosłych, młodzieży i dzieci w wieku od 1 miesiąca życia.

2.

Informacje ważne przed przyjęciem leku Palonosetron Accord

Kiedy nie stosować leku Palonosetron Accord

jeśli pacjent ma uczulenie na palonosetron lub którykolwiek z pozostałych składników tego

leku (wymienionych w punkcie 6)

Ostrzeżenia i środki ostrożności

Przed rozpoczęciem stosowania Palonosetron Accord należy omówić to z lekarzem, farmaceutą lub

pielęgniarką.

jeżeli u pacjenta występuje ostra niedrożność jelit lub w przeszłości wielokrotnie występowały

zaparcia.

jeżeli pacjent stosuje Palonosetron Accord równocześnie z innymi lekami, które mogą

wywoływać zaburzenia rytmu serca takimi jak amiodaron, nikardypina, chinidyna,

moksyfloksacyna, erytromycyna, haloperydol, chloropromazyna, kwetiapina, tiorydazyna,

domperydon.

jeżeli w wywiadzie pacjenta lub rodziny stwierdzono zaburzenia rytmu serca (wydłużenie

odstępu QT).

jeżeli u pacjenta występują inne zaburzenia dotyczące serca.

jeżeli u pacjenta występują nieleczone zaburzenia gospodarki określonych składników

mineralnych we krwi takich jak potas i magnez.

Nie zaleca się przyjmowania leku Palonosetron Accord w dniach następujących po chemioterapii jeśli

pacjent nie jest poddawany kolejnemu cyklowi chemioterapii.

Lek Palonosetron Accord a inne leki

Należy powiedzieć lekarzowi lub farmaceucie o wszystkich lekach przyjmowanych przez pacjenta

obecnie lub ostatnio, a także o lekach, które pacjent planuje przyjmować, w tym:

lekach z grupy selektywnych inhibitorów wychwytu zwrotnego serotoniny stosowanych w leczeniu

depresji i (lub) niepokoju, w tym: fluoksetynę, paroksetynę, sertralinę, fluwoksaminą, citalopram,

escitalopram;

lekach z grupy inhibitorów wychwytu zwrotnego serotoniny i noradrenaliny stosowanych w leczeniu

depresji i (lub) niepokoju, w tym: wenlafaksynę, duloksetynę.

Ciąża i karmienie piersią

Ciąża

Jeśli pacjentka jest w ciąży lub przypuszcza, że może być w ciąży, lekarz prowadzący poda

Palonosetron Accord wyłącznie, jeśli jest to bezwzględnie konieczne.

Nie wiadomo, czy Palonosetron Accord stosowany przez kobiety w ciąży może wywoływać działania

niepożądane.

W ciąży lub gdy istnieje podejrzenie, że kobieta jest w ciąży, lub gdy planuje ciążę, przed

zastosowaniem tego leku należy poradzić się lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Karmienie piersią

Nie wiadomo, czy Palonosetron Accord przenika do mleka ludzkiego.

Jeśli pacjentka karmi piersią, przed zastosowaniem leku Palonosetron Accord należy poradzić się

lekarza lub farmaceuty.

Prowadzenie pojazdów i obsługiwanie maszyn

Lek Palonosetron Accord może powodować zawroty głowy lub uczucie znużenia. W przypadku

wystąpienia tych objawów, nie należy prowadzić pojazdów i obsługiwać żadnych przyrządów lub

maszyn.

Ważne informacje o niektórych składnikach leku Palonosetron Accord

Lek ten zawiera mniej niż 1 mmol (23 mg) sodu na fiolkę, to znaczy lek uznaje się za „wolny od

sodu”.

3.

Jak przyjmować Palonosetron Accord

Najczęściej lekarz lub pielęgniarka wstrzyknie Palonosetron Accord około 30 minut przed podaniem

chemioterapii.

Dorośli

Zwykle zalecana dawka leku Palonosetron Accord wynosi 250 mikrogramów i jest podawana w

szybkim wstrzyknięciu (tzw. bolusie) dożylnym.

Dzieci i młodzież (w wieku od 1 miesiąca życia do 17 lat)

Lekarz podejmie decyzję dotyczącą wielkości dawki, w zależności od masy ciała. Dawka maksymalna

wynosi 1500 mikrogramów.

Lek Palonosetron Accord zostanie podany dożylnie w postaci powolnej infuzji.

W razie jakichkolwiek dalszych wątpliwości związanych ze stosowaniem tego leku, należy zwrócić

się do lekarza, farmaceuty lub pielęgniarki.

4.

Możliwe działania niepożądane

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

Dorośli

Często

Mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 osoby na 10

ból głowy

zawroty głowy

zaparcie i biegunka.

Niezbyt często

Mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 osoby na 100

wysokie lub niskie ciśnienie tętnicze krwi

zaburzenia rytmu serca lub niedokrwienie mięśnia sercowego

zmiana zabarwienia i (lub) powiększenie żył

nieprawidłowo duże lub małe stężenia potasu we krwi

duże stężenie cukru we krwi lub obecność cukru w moczu

małe stężenie wapnia we krwi

duże stężenie niektórych enzymów wątrobowych

euforia lub lęk

nadmierna senność lub bezsenność

zmniejszenie i utrata apetytu

osłabienie, uczucie przemęczenia, gorączka lub objawy grypopodobne

uczucie zdrętwienia, pieczenia, kłucia i mrowienia skóry

swędząca wysypka

zaburzenia widzenia lub podrażnienie oczu

choroba lokomocyjna

uczucie dzwonienia w uszach

czkawka, wzdęcia z oddawaniem znacznej ilości gazów, uczucie suchości w jamie ustnej,

zaburzenia trawienia

ból brzucha i ból w nadbrzuszu

trudności w oddawaniu moczu

bóle stawów

zaburzenia elektrokardiogramu (wydłużenie odstępu QT)

Bardzo rzadko

Mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 osoby na 10 000

Reakcje alergiczne (uczuleniowe) na lek Palonosetron Accord.

Objawy mogą obejmować obrzęk ust, twarzy, obrzęk języka lub gardła, trudności w oddychaniu lub

zapaść, można również zaobserwować swędzącą, guzowatą wysypkę (pokrzywka), pieczenie lub ból

w miejscu wstrzyknięcia.

Dzieci i młodzież

Często

Mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 osoby na 10

ból głowy

Niezbyt często

Mogą wystąpić u mniej niż 1 osoby na 100

zawroty głowy

nerwowe ruchy ciała

zaburzenia rytmu serca

kaszel i duszności

krwawienie z nosa

swędząca wysypka lub pokrzywka

gorączka

ból w miejscu infuzji

Zgłaszanie działań niepożądanych

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

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

można zgłaszać bezpośrednio do „krajowego systemu zgłaszania” wymienionego w załączniku V.

Dzięki zgłaszaniu działań niepożądanych można będzie zgromadzić więcej informacji na temat

bezpieczeństwa stosowania leku.

5.

Jak przechowywać Palonosetron Accord

Lek należy przechowywać w miejscu niewidocznym i niedostępnym dla dzieci.

Nie stosować tego leku po upływie terminu ważności zamieszczonego na pudełku i fiolce po: EXP.

Termin ważności oznacza ostatni dzień podanego miesiąca.

Brak specjalnych zaleceń dotyczących przechowywania leku.

Wyłącznie do użytku jednorazowego — niewykorzystany roztwór należy usunąć.

6.

Zawartość opakowania i inne informacje

Co zawiera lek Palonosetron Accord

Substancją czynną leku jest palonosetron (w postaci chlorowodorku).

Każdy mililitr roztworu zawiera 50 mikrogramów palonosetronu. Jedna fiolka 5 ml roztworu

zawiera 250 mikrogramów palonosetronu.

Pozostałe składniki to: mannitol, disodu edetynian (zawartość sodu, patrz punkt 2), sodu

cytrynian, kwas cytrynowy jednowodny, sodu wodorotlenek (zawartość sodu, patrz punkt 2),

kwas solny stężony i woda do wstrzykiwań.

Jak wygląda lek Palonosetron Accord i co zawiera opakowanie

Lek Palonosetron Accord roztwór do wstrzykiwań jest przejrzystym, bezbarwnym roztworem

dostępnym w fiolce o pojemności 6 ml ze szkła zamkniętej korkiem z gumy chlorobutylowej

i zabezpieczonej aluminiowym kapslem typu

flip-off

. Każda fiolka zawiera jedną dawkę.

Wielkość opakowania: jedna fiolka.

Podmiot odpowiedzialny i wytwórca

Accord Healthcare Limited

Sage House

319, Pinner Road, North Harrow

Middlesex HA1 4HF

Wielka Brytania

Wytwórcy

Accord Healthcare Limited

Ground Floor, Sage House

319, Pinner Road, North Harrow

Middlesex HA1 4HF

Wielka Brytania

Wessling Hungary Kft

Fóti út 56, Budapest H-1047,

Węgry

Data ostatniej aktualizacji ulotki

Inne źródła informacji

Szczegółowe informacje o tym leku znajdują się na stronie internetowej Europejskiej Agencji Leków

http://www.ema.europa.eu

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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

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

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

26-1-2019

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 217 Revision 2 (FGE.217Rev2), consideration of genotoxic potential for α,β‐unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19: lactones

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 217 Revision 2 (FGE.217Rev2), consideration of genotoxic potential for α,β‐unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19: lactones

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings of the European Food Safety Authority was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of 12 flavouring substances from subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 217 (FGE.217). Based on experimental data, in previous versions of this FGE (FGE.217 and FGE217Rev1), for 6‐methylcoumarin [FL‐no: 13.012] and 5‐ethyl‐3‐hydroxy‐4‐methylfuran‐2(5H)‐one [FL‐no: 10.023] the concern for genotoxicity was ruled out. 6‐Methylc...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

Literature review in support of adjuvanticity/immunogenicity assessment of proteins

Literature review in support of adjuvanticity/immunogenicity assessment of proteins

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 Based on the risk assessment of genetically modified plants, according to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 503/201321 “In cases when known functional aspects of the newly expressed protein or structural similarity to known strong adjuvants may indicate possible adjuvant activity, the applicant shall assess the possible role of these proteins as adjuvants”. To further investigate the topic, an EFSA procurement was launched requesting a comprehensive literature review and cri...

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

18-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

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

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

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

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

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

8-1-2019

Resapath

Resapath

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

8-1-2019

Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

4-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

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

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

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

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that its U.S. based Mylan Pharmaceuticals business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the consumer level of select lots of Valsartan-containing products, including six lots of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP (including the 5mg/160mg, 10mg/160mg, and 10mg/320mg strengths), seven lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP (including 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg strengths), and two lots of Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 320mg/25mg strength. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

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

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

15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer, 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 LLCotton25, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within the EU. The d...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

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

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

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

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

10-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-11-2018

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

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

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

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31-10-2018

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In compliance with Article 43 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA received a mandate from the European Commission to provide an update of the reasoned opinion on the review of existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for imazalil published on 5 September 2017, taking into account the additional information provided on the toxicity of the metabolites R014821, FK‐772 and FK‐284. EFSA did not derive MRL proposals from the post‐harvest uses reported on citrus fru...

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23-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified 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, residue trials on strawberries, onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, artichokes, leeks and rape seeds were submitted. The data gaps are considere...

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20-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant, Nichino Europe Co. Ltd., submitted application request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate confirmatory data that were identified for pyraflufen‐ethyl in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The submitted data were sufficient to confirm the MRLs for citrus fruits, tree nuts, pome fruits, stone fruits, table and wine grapes, curra...

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20-10-2018

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

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

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

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17-10-2018

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

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

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

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8-2-2019

Accofil (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Accofil (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Accofil (Active substance: Filgrastim) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2019)1033 of Fri, 08 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3956/T/27

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

8-2-2019

Eptifibatide Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Eptifibatide Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Eptifibatide Accord (Active substance: eptifibatide) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2019)1036 of Fri, 08 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4104/T/05

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

8-2-2019

Ivabradine Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Ivabradine Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Ivabradine Accord (Active substance: ivabradine) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2019)1034 of Fri, 08 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4241/T/03

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4-2-2019

Memantine Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Memantine Accord (Accord Healthcare S.L.U.)

Memantine Accord (Active substance: memantine) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2019)844 of Mon, 04 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2766/T/12

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4-2-2019

Aripiprazole Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Aripiprazole Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Aripiprazole Accord (Active substance: aripiprazole) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2019)854 of Mon, 04 Feb 2019

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25-1-2019

Pregabalin Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Pregabalin Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Pregabalin Accord (Active substance: pregabalin) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2019)683 of Fri, 25 Jan 2019

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

27-11-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

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