Regulatory Update #126

27 May - 10 June 2011

APVMA to examine Noosa Fish Health Investigation Taskforce final report

The APVMA has announced that it will examine data and evidence related to agricultural chemicals arising from the Queensland Government’s final report of the Noosa Fish Health Investigation Taskforce.

Mixing of unregistered and off-label chemicals reported

The APVMA Compliance Team, along with its state partners to the National Registration Scheme, will be investigating reports of illegal on-farm manufacture of mouse baits.

Chemical regulator takes action against naphthalene flakes to protect human health

The APVMA has taken action to stop supply of naphthalene loose flake products used to control moths and silverfish.

Eighty chemicals banned in Europe in use here?

The APVMA has commented on claims that Australia currently has over 80 agricultural and veterinary chemicals in use that are banned in Europe.

Proposed registration of the new active pasteurella multocida Strain PMP-1 in the product Vaxsafe PM Vaccine (Living)

The APVMA invites comment until 4 August 2011 to as to whether the application for registration of pasteurella multocida Strain PMP-1 in the product Vaxsafe PM Vaccine (Living) should be granted.

MRL Standards updated

The Maximum Residue Limits Standard tables for agricultural and veterinary chemicals in food and animal feedstuff have been updated for June 2011.

Approved Active Constituents Updated

The record of approved active constituents was updated on 1 June 2011

Reminder - open for public consultation

The APVMA is currently seeking comment on:


Read the latest Advice Summaries and Application Summaries.

Last updated on 10 June, 2011

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