Regulatory Update #54

10 May - 6 June 2008

Imtrade Recall Decision – Update

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has ordered a stay against the recall decision made by the APVMA on 21 May 2008 – read the media release.

Dichlorvos Review – comments invited

The APVMA has released its preliminary review findings of dichlorvos, an organophosphorus insecticide commonly used for the control of a large variety of insects in storage areas in domestic, commercial and industrial premises. As a result of its findings the APVMA is proposing to add require new instructions on product labels to improve worker and environmental safety. Public comments are invited by close of business September 3, 2008. Read the media release and access the report.

Review of Cost Recovery Framework

APVMA is conducting a review of its cost recovery framework. First round submission period has closed. Please register your interest to receive project updates.

Efficacy of Anthelmintics

New information on efficacy standards for ruminant anthelmintics in Australia is now available under the heading Anthelmintics in the Volume 4 Guidelines section of the registration manual for veterinary products (MORAG).

New version of online registration system (EARS) available

APVMA has released a new version of its Electronic Application and Registration System is available for download. Download the user manual.

Public Release Summary – chlorantraniliprole

The APVMA is seeking your comment on the public releasee of three new products containing the active constituent chlorantraniliprole by close of business July 4, 2008.

Residues

New Export Slaughter Intervals for May 2008 and Maximum Residue Limits for June 2008

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