Proposed approval of the new active constituent, derquantel and registration of Startect Broad Spectrum Oral Drench For Sheep

This consultation closed on 12 September 2014

Consultation period

12 August 2014 to 12 September 2014

The APVMA is considering an application for the registration of Startect Broad Spectrum Oral Drench For Sheep and to approve the new active constituent, derquantel. The product is to be registered for the treatment and control of a broad range of susceptible adult and immature gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep, including those resistant to levamisole, benzimidazoles, macrocyclic lactones and closantel.

We invite comment from 12 August 2014 to 12 September 2014 on whether the application for approval of the active constituent and registration of the product should be granted

The APVMA is able to consider comments relating to the legislative grounds for registration, including:

  • occupational health and safety
  • safety and first aid
  • chemistry and manufacture
  • residues
  • environmental fate and toxicity
  • trade
  • efficacy.

Download the Public Release Summary on the Evaluation of the New Product Startect Broad Spectrum Oral Drench for Sheep Containing the New Active Derquantel.

For more information, see page 21 of Gazette No. 16 – 12 August 2014.

Please send your written submission by email, post or fax to:

Veterinary Medicines Program
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
PO Box 6182
Kingston ACT 2604

Fax: +61 2 6210 4721

For enquiries, please call +61 2 6210 4701.

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