2016–17 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July and 31 December 2016, the APVMA:

  • finalised 76 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 1219 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 1340 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 1224 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 77 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 67 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 85 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 75 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 81 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 74 per cent of the 1321 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 57 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 68 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 74 per cent of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 98 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe.

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions July–December 2016

Types of regulatory decisions* Commenced Finalised/issued In progress
Pre-application assistance 71 76 37
Product registration—pesticides 443 333 524
Product registration—veterinary medicines 308 318 326
Actives 351 328 300
Permits 238 245 171
Items 8L, 8M, 8P 127 150 10
Item 25 8 6 16
Notifiable variations 355 221 84
Import consents 260 256 0
Certificates of export 154 159 10
Total 2315 2092 1478

*See description of application types.

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