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April 18, 2016

On April 15, the European Union published Reg. (EU) 2016/576 in the EU Official Journal, extending provisional MRLs for rafoxanide in bovine and ovine milk. These provisional MRLs are set to expire on December 31, 2017.

The amendment follows an adopted Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) opinion from November 2015.

Please note that we are currently upgrading the veterinary drug section within the Global MRL Database to improve both its design and ease of use. Once this upgrade is completed, users will also be able to subscribe to additional data and features not currently available.

November 9, 2015

Europe's Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) recently published adopted opinions recommending MRL amendments for gentamicin in all mammalian food producing species and fin fish and the extrapolation of rafoxanide to bovine and ovine milk.

Based on the CVMP opinion, the European Commission adopts a legally binding Regulation establishing the MRL for each substance. Applicants may request re-examination of any CVMP opinion within 15 days of its publication.

June 23, 2014

The European Union (EU) recently published MRL amendments Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 681/2014, 682/2014, and 683/2014 in the EU Official Journal. These regulations include MRLs for pharmacological active substances rafoxanide, closantel, and clorsulon when used for veterinary medicinal purposes. 

These regulations will enter into force on July 11, 2014. 

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