Regulatory Update #96

12 March - 26 March 2010

The APVMA has created a new section on the website containing questions posed by the community.
This week, we have responded to the following questions:

APVMA response to 60 Minutes program

Following publication of the original statement that the APVMA provided to Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes program in February, the APVMA has published a response to the inaccuracies that the 'Poisoned' program presented on 21 March.

Chemicals in the News

The APVMA has created a new section on the website containing information on chemicals that may have received recent media attention to provide a clear and transparent understanding of the regulation of these chemicals.

Media Release: Chemical regulator snares noncompliant paint company

The APVMA has secured the conviction of a Gold Coast paint company for selling unregistered anti-fouling paints.

Updated contact details for APVMA authorised GMP auditors

An updated list of Good Manufacturing Practice auditors, who are authorised by the APVMA to conduct GMP audits of veterinary product manufacturers, is now available on the website. The list is current as of 22 March 2010.

Please note some phone numbers and postal details have changed.

Reminder to register for the APVMA Veterinary Medicines Science Fellows Symposium, Canberra, 19 April 2010

Leading academics and specialists will present the cutting edge science for addressing current and future challenges faced by the veterinary pharmaceutical industry. Register now !


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