Regulatory Update #44

22 December 2007 - 18 January 2008

1080 Final Review and Regulatory Outcomes

The APVMA has released its final report and regulatory outcomes of the sodium fluoroacetate (1080) review. A media release, background information and stakeholder impact statement are now available on the chemical review pages on the APVMA website

Fees and Timeframes

The APVMA has made some amendments to the instruments under the Agvet Codes relating to fees and timeframes and created a new principal instrument to deal with additional information submitted by applicants voluntarily.

Manual of Requirements and Guidelines - Defects in Categories 5, 6 and 7

The APVMA has issued a new operational notice detailing the approach to managing defects in Category 5, 6 and 7 applications for registration of a new chemical product.

Correction – Manual of Requirements and Guidelines

In Regulatory Update #43 we reported minor updates had been made to Categories 5, 6 and 7 in Ag and VetMORAG since the publication of Version 4 in July 2007.Please note, only Categories 6 and 7 have been updated. To ensure you are using the most current version of MORAG always refer to the revisions table on

Selenium Products for Use in Sheep

The APVMA has issued a new operational notice outlining its policy on the registration requirements for selenium products for use in sheep.

Advice for Users of the Electronic Application and Registration System (EARS)

Registered users of the EARS system please note new advice regarding changes to clock times.

Maximum Residue Limits

MRLs for January 2008 are now available

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