Submitting third party information

Applicants need to ensure that supporting third party information and documentation is provided to the APVMA before the application is made or within seven days of submission otherwise, the application may be refused.  Supporting documentation such as formulations, formulator’s declarations, manufacturer’s declarations or data packages can be submitted by third parties to support an application.

To ensure that supporting information will be processed effectively, it needs to be easily identifiable. The following information should assist third parties to prepare their submission.

Supporting documentation needs to be provided to the APVMA prior to submission or within seven days of submitting an application.

Information for third parties

Supplying information by email

  • Please send all email correspondence to APVMA Enquiries.
  • Include the decision ID (DC number) of the application and/or the name of the product/active/permit in the subject line of the email.
  •  In the body of your email, include:
    • the nature of the email and attachments
    • the name and details of the third party
    • the details of the applicant and application the information is supporting.

Supplying information by post

  • Postal address: PO Box 6182, Kingston, ACT, 2604, Australia
  • Include a cover page with your submission. The cover page should include:
    • the decision ID (DC number) of the application (if available)
    • the name of the product/active/permit in the application
    • the applicant’s details
    • the nature of the submission
    • the name and details of the third party
    • the details of the applicant and application the information is supporting
  • When providing information on CD or USB ensure that all studies are in folders. For example, all chemistry studies should be included in a file titled ‘Chemistry’ and all efficacy studies should be included in a file titled ‘Efficacy’ etc.

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