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  • 25-05-2018

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KULLANMA TALİMATI

KONTİL ® süspansiyon

Ağızdan alınır.

Etkin madde:Her 5 mLsüspansiyon 250 mgbaza eşdeğer 725 mgPirantelpamoat içerir.

Yardımcımaddeler:Karmelloz sodyum, sodyumsakkarin, dağçileği aroması, sodyum

siklamat, metil parahidroksibenzoat (E218), sitrikasit anhidrus.

Bu ilacıkullanmaya başlamadan önce bu KULLANMA TALİMATINI dikkatlice

okuyunuz,çünkü sizin içinönemli bilgiler içermektedir.

Bu kullanmatalimatınısaklayınız. Daha sonra tekrar okumaya ihtiyaç duyabilirsiniz.

Eğer ilavesorularınız olursa, lütfen doktorunuzaveya eczacınıza danışınız.

Bu ilaç kişisel olarak size reçete edilmiştir, başkalarına vermeyiniz.

Bu ilacın kullanımısırasında, doktora veya hastaneye gittiğinizde doktorunuza bu ilacı

kullandığınızısöyleyiniz.

Bu talimattayazılanlara aynen uyunuz.İlaç hakkında size önerilen dozun dışındayüksek

veya düşükdoz kullanmayınız.

Bu Kullanma Talimatında:

1. KONTİL ® nedir ve ne için kullanılır?

2. KONTİL ® ’i kullanmadan önce dikkat edilmesi gerekenler

3. KONTİL ® nasıl kullanılır?

4. Olasıyan etkiler nelerdir?

5. KONTİL ® ’in saklanması

Başlıklarıyer almaktadır.

1. KONTİL ® nedir ve niçin kullanılır?

KONTİL ® süspansiyon her 5 mLölçekte 725 mg (250 mg baza eşdeğer) pirantel pamoat

içerir.

KONTİL ® antihelmintik ilaçlar grubuna dahildir.

KONTİL ® 15 mL’lik camşişede, 2.5-5 mLişaretli ölçek ile birlikte kullanımasunulmaktadır.

KONTİL ® Ascaris lumbricoides(solucan),Enterobius vermicularis(kıl kurdu),Ancylostoma

duodenale(kancalısolucan),Necator americanus(kancalısolucan),Trichostrongylus

colubriformisveorientalis(yuvarlak solucan) gibi mide-bağırsak parazitlerinin neden olduğu

enfeksiyonların (iltihap oluşturan mikrobik hastalık) tedavisinde kullanılır.

2. KONTİL ® ’i kullanmadan önce dikkat edilmesi gerekenler

KONTİL ® ’i aşağıdaki durumlarda KULLANMAYINIZ.

Eğer;

KONTİL ® ’in içerdiği etkin madde veya yardımcımaddelere karşıaşırıduyarlı(alerjik)

iseniz

Miyasteniagravis(bir tür kas güçsüzlüğü hastalığı) hastalığınız varsa.

KONTİL ® ’i aşağıdaki durumlarda DİKKATLİKULLANINIZ

Eğer;

Bilinen karaciğer fonksiyon bozukluğunuz varsa. Pirantel pamoat kullanan hastalarda,

düşük oranda, geçici olarak, hafif AST (karaciğer işlevlerini gösteren birenzim)yükselmeleri

bildirilmiştir.

2 yaşından ufak çocuklarda pirantel pamoatla sınırlıtecrübeye sahip olunduğundan ancak

potansiyelyararları, muhtemel risklerine ağır bastığıdurumlarda kullanılmalıdır.

Bu uyarılar, geçmişteki herhangi bir dönemde dahi olsasizin için geçerliyse lütfen

doktorunuza danışınız.

KONTİL ® ’in yiyecek ve içecek ile kullanılması

Günün herhangi bir saatinde, yemeklerden önce ya da sonra, süt veya meyve sularıile

alınabilir.

Hamilelik

İlacıkullanmadan önce doktorunuzaveya eczacınıza danışınız.

Gebelik süresince hekimtarafından kesin gerekli görülmedikçe kullanılmamalıdır.

Tedavinizsırasında hamile olduğunuzu fark ederseniz hemen doktorunuza veyaeczacınıza

danışınız.

Emzirme

İlacıkullanmadan önce doktorunuzaveya eczacınıza danışınız.

Emzirme süresince hekim tarafından kesin gerekli görülmedikçe kullanılmamalıdır.

Araç ve makine kullanımı

Araç ve makine kullanımıüzerinde etkisi olduğunu gösteren bir çalışmaya bulunmamaktadır.

KONTİL ® ’in içeriğinde bulunan bazıyardımcımaddeler hakkında önemli bilgiler

KONTİL ® içerdiği metil parahidroksibenzoat nedeniyle alerjik reaksiyonlara (muhtemelen

gecikmiş) sebebiyet verebilir.

Bu tıbbi ürün her dozunda 1 mmol (23 mg)’dan daha az sodyum ihtiva eder; bu dozda

sodyuma bağlıherhangi bir yan etki beklenmemektedir.

Diğer ilaçlarile birliktekullanımı

Pirantel pamoat ile piperazinin karşıt etki gösterebilme olasılığınedeniyle ikisi bir arada

kullanılmamalıdır. Pirantel pamoat, aminokinolinler (sıtmatedavisinde kullanılan bir ilaç

grubu) ile beraber kullanıldığında kan seviyesinde veyaetkisinde azalmaolabileceğinden

ikisi bir arada kullanılmamalıdır.

Eğer reçeteli ya da reçetesiz herhangi bir ilacışu anda kullanıyorsanız veya son zamanlarda

kullandınız ise lütfen doktorunuza veya eczacınıza bunlar hakkında bilgi veriniz.

3. KONTİL ® nasıl kullanılır?

KONTİL ® ’i her zaman doktorunuzun size anlattığışekilde kullanınız. Emin olmadığınız

takdirdedoktor ve eczacınıza sorunuz.

Uygun kullanım ve doz/uygulama sıklığıiçin talimatlar:

Enterobius vermicularis’in (kıl kurdu) neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen

uygulama; tek doz olarak 11 mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak). 75 kiloya kadarolanlarda 3 ölçek (15

mL), 75 kiloyu aşanlarda 4 ölçek (20 mL) verilir.

Ascaris lumbricoides’in (barsak solucanı) neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen

uygulama; tek doz olarak 11 mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak). 75 kiloya kadarolanlarda 3 ölçek (15

mL), 75 kiloyu aşanlarda 4 ölçek (20 mL) verilir.

Ancylostomaduodenale ve Necator americanus’un(kancalıkurt) neden olduğu

enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen uygulama; tek dozolarak 11 mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak). 75

kiloya kadar olanlarda 3 ölçek (15 mL), 75 kiloyu aşanlarda 4 ölçek (20 mL) verilir.Şiddetli

NecatoramericanusveAncylostoma duodenaleenfeksiyonlarının tedavisinde 3 gün 11

mg/kg/gün tek doz olarak verilir.

Trichostrongylus colubriformisveorientalis’in (koyun ve keçilerden insana bulaşan bir

parazit)neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilenuygulama; tek doz olarak 11

mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak). 75 kiloya kadarolanlarda 3 ölçek (15 mL), 75 kiloyu aşanlarda 4

ölçek (20 mL) verilir.

Oksiyüriaziste (kıl kurdu enfeksiyonu), paraziti kesinşekilde ortadan kaldırmak için aile

tedavisi uygulamasıönerilir. Otoreenfestasyonu (kişininhastalığıkendi kendine tekrar

bulaştırması) önlemek için ilk dozdan 2-3 hafta sonra ikinci bir doz uygulanmalıdır.

Tedavi dozu 1 g’ı(4 ölçeği- 20 mL’yi) aşmamalıdır.

Uygulama yolu ve metodu:

KONTİL ® günün herhangi bir saatinde alınır. Eşzamanlıolarak müshil kullanılmasına gerek

yoktur.

Değişik yaşgrupları:

Çocuklardakullanımı:

Enterobius vermicularis’in (kıl kurdu) neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen

uygulama; tek doz olarak 11mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak).İki hafta sonra doz tekrarlanmalıdır.

Ascaris lumbricoides’in (barsak solucanı) neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen

uygulama; tek doz olarak 11mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak).

Ancylostomaduodenale ve Necator americanus’un(kancalıkurt) neden olduğu

enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen uygulama; tek doz olarak 11 mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak).

ŞiddetliNecatoramericanusveAncylostoma duodenaleenfeksiyonlarının tedavisinde 3 gün

11 mg/kg/gün tek doz olarak verilir.

Trichostrongylus colubriformisveorientalis’in (koyun ve keçilerden insana bulaşan bir

parazit) neden olduğu enfeksiyonlarda tavsiye edilen uygulama; tek doz olarak 11

mg/kg/gündür (baz olarak).

Oksiyüriaziste (kıl kurdu enfeksiyonu), paraziti kesinşekilde ortadan kaldırmak için aile

tedavisi uygulamasıönerilir. Otoreenfestasyonu (kişininhastalığıkendi kendine tekrar

bulaştırması) önlemek için ilk dozdan 2-3 hafta sonra ikinci bir doz uygulanmalıdır.

Tedavi dozu 1 g’ı(4 ölçeği- 20 mL’yi) aşmamalıdır.

6-12 yaşında (22-41 kg) olanlarda 2 ölçek (10 mL),

2-6 yaşında (12-22 kg) olanlarda 1 ölçek (5 mL),

6 ay - 2 yaşında (12 kg’dan az) olanlarda ½ ölçek (2,5 mL) verilir. 2 yaşından ufak çocuklarda

pirantel pamoatla sınırlıtecrübeye sahip olunduğundan ancak potansiyel yararları, muhtemel

risklerine ağır bastığıdurumlarda kullanılmalıdır.

Yaşlılarda kullanımı:

Yaşlılarda kullanımıkonusunda yeterli klinik çalışmabulunmamaktadır.

Özel kullanım durumları:

Böbrek/Karaciğer yetmezliği:

Böbrek ve karaciğer yetmezliğinde kullanımıkonusunda yeterli klinik çalışmabulunmamakla

beraber bilinen karaciğer fonksiyon bozukluğu olan hastalarda dikkatle kullanılmalıdır. Ciddi

anemisi (kansızlık) veyamalnutrisyonu (ileri derecede beslenmebozukluğu) olan hastalarda

dikkatli kullanılmalıdır.

Eğer KONTİL ® ’in etkisinin çok güçlü veya zayıf olduğuna dair bir izleniminiz varise

doktorunuz veya eczacınız ile konuşunuz.

Kullanmanız gerekenden daha fazla KONTİL ® kullandıysanız

KONTİL ® ’den kullanmanız gerekenden fazlasınıkullanmışsanız bir doktor veya eczacıile

konuşunuz.

Aşırıdozun ciddi kas spazmları, kas seğirmesi, kas güçsüzlüğü, başdönmesi, bayılma, ciddi

ağız ve göz kuruluğu gibi belirtileri olabilir.

KONTİL ® ’i kullanmayıunutursanız

Unutulan dozlarıdengelemek için çift doz almayınız.

Eğer doktorunuz birdenfazla doz kullanmanızıönerdiyse ve bir dozu kullanmadıysanız, yeni

bir doz programıoluşturmasıiçin derhal doktorunuz veya eczacınızla irtibata geçin.

KONTİL ® ile tedavi sonlandırıldığındaki oluşabilecek etkiler

KONTİL ® tedavisini bırakmayıdüşünüyorsanız, önce doktorunuza danışınız.

Bu ürünün kullanımıyla ilgili başka sorularınız varsa doktorunuza sorunuz.

4. Olasıyan etkiler nelerdir?

Tümilaçlar gibi, KONTİL ® ’in içeriğinde bulunan maddelere duyarlıolankişilerde yan etkiler

olabilir.

Aşağıdakilerden biri olursa,KONTİL ® ’i kullanmayıdurdurunuzve DERHAL

doktorunuza bildirinizveya sizeen yakın hastanenin acil bölümüne başvurunuz:

Yaygın deri döküntüsü,

Yaygın kaşıntı,

Nefes almagüçlüğü,

Ciltte kırmızıküçük lekeler,

Yüzdeşişme, yutaktaşişme,

Cilt damarlarındaşişme.

Bunların hepsi çok ciddi yan etkilerdir.

Eğer bunlardan biri sizde mevcut ise, sizin KONTİL ® ’e karşıciddi alerjiniz var demektir. Acil

tıbbi müdahaleye veya hastaneye yatırılmanıza gerek olabilir.

Bu çok ciddi yan etkilerin hepsi oldukça seyrek görülür.

Aşağıdakilerden herhangi birinifark ederseniz,hemen doktorunuzabildirinizveya size

en yakın hastanenin acil bölümüne başvurunuz:

Kısmi deri döküntüleri,

Başağrısı,

Başdönmesi

Bunların hepsi ciddi yanetkilerdir. Acil tıbbi müdahale gerekebilir.

Ciddi yan etkiler çok seyrek görülür.

Aşağıdakilerden herhangi birini farkederseniz, doktorunuzasöyleyiniz:

Uyku bozukluğu,

Bulantı,

Kusma,

Mide ağrısı,

İştahsızlık,

İshal,

Ateşyükselmesi,

Bazıkaraciğer enzimlerinde (transaminazlar) artış,

Huzursuzluk,

Sinirlilik

Bunlar KONTİL ® ’in hafif yan etkileridir.

Eğer bu kullanma talimatında bahsi geçmeyen herhangi bir yan etki ile karşılaşırsanız

doktorunuzuveya eczacınızıbilgilendiriniz.

5. KONTİL ® ’in saklanması

KONTİL ® ’i çocukların göremeyeceği, erişemeyeceği yerlerde ve ambalajında saklayınız.

25°C’nin altındaki oda sıcaklığında saklayınız.

Son kullanma tarihiile uyumlu olarak kullanınız

Ambalajdaki son kullanma tarihinden sonra KONTİL ® ’i kullanmayınız.

Eğer üründe ve/veya ambalajında bozukluklar fark ederseniz KONTİL ® ’i kullanmayınız.

Ruhsat sahibi:

HÜSNÜ ARSANİLAÇLARI A.Ş.

34398Şişli-İSTANBUL

Üretim yeri:

BİLİMİLAÇ SAN. ve TİC. A.Ş.

GOSB 41480 Gebze-KOCAELİ

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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...

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15-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

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15-11-2018

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

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

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

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15-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The coccidiostat Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) is considered safe for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying at the highest use level of 50 mg monensin and 50 mg nicarbazin/kg complete feed. This conclusion is extended to chickens reared for laying. For both active substances, the metabolic pathways in the chicken are similar to those in the turkey and rat. Nicarbazin, when ingested, is rapidly split in its two components dinitrocarbanilide (DNC)...

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15-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom for the pesticide active substance napropamide‐M 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 napropamid...

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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), ...

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13-11-2018

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Press Releases & News Stories

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

9-11-2018

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Since August 2014, the French Caribbean and French Guiana have been experiencing successive waves of Sargassum seaweed washing up on their coastlines. Despite the efforts made to clean it up, the seaweed decomposes in situ. This leads to the production of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), which can sometimes be detected at high concentrations. Doctors' reports concerning the health effects suffered by people exposed to H2S, and complaints from the general public relating to the problem of odours, have increased s...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the active substance polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, for use in active food contact materials

Safety assessment of the active substance polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, for use in active food contact materials

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, FCM substance No 1015, which is intended to be used as a liquid absorber in the packaging of fresh or frozen foods such as meat, poultry and seafood as well as fresh fruits and vegetables. Specific migration tests were not performed due to the high absorption of liquids by the substance. The Panel noted that if polya...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the additive Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials. It is a family of mixtures combining the four lanthanides lanthanum (La), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd) and/or terbium (Tb) in different proportions as their 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylate complexes, used as a taggant in plastics for authentication and ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-11-2018

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

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

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

1-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co‐rapporteur Member State Bulgaria for the pesticide active substance dimethoate are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of dimetho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos (hop strobiles) when used as a sensory feed additive for all animal species. The additive is specified to containing 40% beta acids and less than 0.2% alpha acids. Known substances of conce...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The product Bergazym® P100 contains a xylanase which is produced by a non‐genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei. The additive is available in a coated granular form and it is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive (functional group: digestibility enhancers) for chickens for fattening, and weaned piglets at the dose of 1,500 EPU/kg feed. The production strain and the additive were fully characterised in a previous assessment of the Panel o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance methiocarb are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

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26-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The product subject of this assessment is l‐threonine produced by fermentation with a genetically modified strain of Escherichia coli (CGMCC 7.232). It is intended to be used in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain and its recombinant DNA were not detected in the additive. The product l‐threonine, manufactured by fermentation with E. coli CGMCC 7.232, does not raise any safety concern with regard to the gen...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Published on: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets. The additive HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is available in liquid and solid formulations. This product is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings of the European Food Safety Authority was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of 74 flavouring substances from subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 200 Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev1). In FGE.200, genotoxicity studies were provided for one representative substance, namely hex‐2(trans)‐enal [FL‐no: 05.073], and for other two substances in the same subgroup, namely 2‐dodecenal [FL‐no: 05.03...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena, the causal agent of black blight of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. S. andigena is present in Bolivia and Peru. The pest is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC as Phoma andina, meaning its introduction into the EU is prohibited. The ma...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the fungus Thecaphora solani, the causal agent of smut of potato, for the EU. The identity of the pest is well established and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. T. solaniis present in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela. The pathogen is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC, meaning its introducti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Brexit: Two-year implementation period for name and address changes

Brexit: Two-year implementation period for name and address changes

During an implementation period of maximum two years, it will be permitted to sell released packs on which a UK marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicted as well as packs on which an EEA marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicated for the concerned D.Sp.No. (Danish speciality number).

Danish Medicines Agency

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum, which are well‐defined and distinguishable tree fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. In 2018, these species were moved from the genus Endocronartium to the genus Cronartium. These pathogens are not known to be present in the EU and are regulated in Council Directive 2...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungus of the family Melampsoraceae. M. farlowii is the causal agent of a leaf and twig rust of hemlocks (Tsuga spp.) in eastern North America. The pathogen is regulated in Council Directive 2000/29/EC (Annex IAI) as a harmful organism whose introduction into the EU is banned. M. farlowii ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme, capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Zero Xtreme to be tainted with sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. The presence of Sibutramine in Zero Xtreme renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy has not been established and, therefore, subject to recall.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-10-2018

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (TOSOM) (E 479b) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) and the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) derived an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 and 30 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, respectively. There was n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

4-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co‐rapporteur Member State Ireland for the pesticide active substance ethoprophos are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of ethopro...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-9-2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Published on: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Between 16 May and 15 August 2018, three highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments and three HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks in wild birds were reported in Europe. Three low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreaks were reported in three Member States. Few HPAI and LPAI bird cases have been detected in this period of the year, in accordance with the seasonal expected pattern of LPAI and HPAI. There is no evidence to date ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Council submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance flonicamid in beetroots, carrots, celeriacs/turnip rooted celeries, horseradishes, Jerusalem artichokes, parsnips, parsley roots/Hamburg roots parsley, radishes, salsifies, swedes/rutabagas, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 During the years 2012‐2016, the Dutch National Food Consumption survey was conducted in the Netherlands. For the survey, a random sample was drawn from consumer panels stratified by age and gender and maintained representative to the population with regard to region, address density and educational level. Complete results were obtained for 4,313 persons (response rate 65%); including toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly. Pregnant or lactating ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

18-9-2018

Synthetic pitches: the expert assessments currently available conclude that the risks to health are negligible

Synthetic pitches: the expert assessments currently available conclude that the risks to health are negligible

In recent years, the increasing use of tyre granulates for sports pitches and playgrounds has raised concerns about their potential impact on health and the environment. ANSES has analysed the studies and expert assessments currently available on this topic and reports the main findings regarding the potential risks associated with the use or installation of synthetic pitches. The existing studies conclude that the health risks are of little concern, but point to potential risks to the environment.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

18-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance beta‐cyfluthrin

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance beta‐cyfluthrin

Published on: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Germany and co‐rapporteur Member State Hungary for the pesticide active substance beta‐cyfluthrin are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of b...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance azadirachtin (Margosa extract)

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance azadirachtin (Margosa extract)

Published on: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of the EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Germany, for the pesticide active substance azadirachtin 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 additional representative use of azadir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-11-2018

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.”  During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts  https://g

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.” During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts https://g

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.” During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts https://go.usa.gov/xPnyD . pic.twitter.com/DGz5Xvquky

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%,

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%,

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%, up from 84% in 1995.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-9-2018

 Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP): 11-13 September 2018, European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 11-Sep-2018, To: 13-Sep-2018

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP): 11-13 September 2018, European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 11-Sep-2018, To: 13-Sep-2018

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) is the committee that is responsible for preparing the Agency's opinions on all questions concerning veterinary medicines.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency