What's new in ACVM

This page lists important updates relevant to the Agricultural compounds and veterinary medicines section of the website. Items are displayed in date order, with the most recent listed first.

20 February 2017

10 February 2017

21 December 2016

8 November 2016

  • New: The Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Act - Information on Data Protection

    The Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Act comes into force on 08 November 2016. The new Act extends the period of protection for confidential information given in support of an application to register an innovative Trade Name product and also expands the scope of data protection coverage to include confidential information provided in support of applications to register non-innovative Trade Name products and uses.

  • New: Identification of Confidential Information for the Purpose of Data Protection

    The Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Act comes into force on 08 November 2016. The new Act extends the period of protection for confidential information given in support of an application to register an innovative Trade Name product and also expands the scope of data protection coverage to include confidential information provided in support of applications to register non-innovative Trade Name products and uses.

25 October 2016

20 October 2016

  • New: Antibiotic Sales Analysis 2011-2014

    Data from the sales of antimicrobials that have significance to human health, and that are classed as restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) and agricultural chemicals, are collected by MPI on an annual basis. These data are then used to monitor trends in antibiotic use by class, species and route of administration on a kilogram of active ingredient basis. This period covers from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 31 2014 and is part of the ongoing monitoring programme.

    This report has been published and is accessible at this url.

12 October 2016

  • New: ACVM News and Views - October 2016

    This issue’s updates: registration review, renewals, EU MRA survey, fertiliser notice, data protection, labels and GHS, DA workshop, operating plans.

16 August 2016

13 July 2016

  • New: Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2016.

    MPI is seeking public comment on its proposed changes to the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2016. Changes include new or amended maximum residue levels (MRLs) for certain compounds, new or amended exceptions from complying with an MRL, changes to certain residue definitions, and a few minor corrections to the previous Food Notice.

1 July 2016

29 June 2016

  • New: ACVM News & Views June 2016

    In this issue: proposals for exempt products, decision making transparency, registration review, biosecurity requirements, audits, updates.

8 April 2016

4 April 2016

23 March 2016

  • New: ACVM News and Views, March 2016

    This issue has updates on MRLs, dichlorvos reassessment, EPA status of substance, applications and consultations, plus requirements for ONCs and RVM sellers.

14 March 2016

1 March 2016

22 February 2016

13 January 2016

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