Performance statistics July–September 2016: Part 1 – Overview

During this quarter the APVMA:

  • commenced assessment of 1187 applications
    • 665 applications for product registration, actives and permits
    • 522 other activities—see below
  • finalised 977 applications
    • 595 applications for product registration, actives and permits
    • 382 other application and activity types—see below
  • had 1508 applications or activities in progress at the end of the quarter
    • 1266 were applications for products, actives and permits
    • 242 other activities—see below
  • delivered the following average decision times for applications
    • 8.1 months for actives
    • 4.0 months for permits
    • 5.9 months for product applications
  • processed 141 consents to import with 92 per cent processed within 14 days
  • completed 27 GMP audits with 92.6 per cent within timeframe
  • issued 64 certificates of export.

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions July–September 2016

Types of regulatory decisions* Commenced Finalised/issued In progress
Pre-application assistance 39 39 41
Product registration—pesticides 263 177 496
Product registration—veterinary medicines 132 154 299
Actives 164 129 320
Permits 106 135 151
Items 8L, 8M, 8P 105 53 84
Item 25 1 5 9
Notifiable variations 169 80 88
Import consents 148 141 17
Certificates of export 60 64 3
Total 1187 977 1508

*See description of application types.

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