Veterinary Manual of Requirements and Guidelines - Vet MORAG

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Acronyms used in this Manual

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

ACN

Australian Company Number

ADI

Acceptable daily intake

ARfD

Acute reference dose

ATS

Application Tracking System

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

AQIS

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

ARBN

Australian Registered Body Number

CCI

Confidential commercial information

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DEW

Department of the Environment and Water Resources
(formerly the Department of the Environment and Heritage (DEH))

DHA

Department of Health and Ageing

EAGAR

Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance

EC number

Enzyme Commission number

EMEA

European Medicines Agency

FAISD Handbook

Handbook of First Aid Instructions, Safety Directions and Warning Statements for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals

FDA

United States Food and Drug Administration

FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

GMO

Genetically modified organism

GMP

Good manufacturing practice

MORAG

Manual of Requirements and Guidelines

MRL

Maximum residue limit

NCRIS

National Chemical Registration Information System Database

NDPSC

National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

OCS

Office of Chemical Safety

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OGTR

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

OHS

Occupational health and safety

OIE

World Organisation for Animal Health

PICs convention

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade
(Rotterdam Convention)

PMF

Plant master file

POPs convention

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
(Stockholm Convention)

PRS

Public Release Summary

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure

SPF

Specific pathogen free

SUSDP

Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons

TAN

Trade Advice Notice

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

VICH

International Co-operation for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medical Products

REVISION HISTORY

Revision Date Description of Revision
1 July 2005

First edition

1 October 2005

Second edition

  • no changes.
1 April 2006

Third edition

  • added FDA.
1 July 2007

Fourth edition

  • Department of the Environment and Water Resources updated to reflect Dept. name change.