Other regulatory functions

Internal reviews

The APVMA had no internal review due in the December quarter 2018. There were five internal reviews active at the end of the December quarter 2018.

Internal reviews—December quarter 2018

Quarter

Decision due within the Qtr

Finalised within the Qtr

Finalised that were due within the Qtr

Finalised within timeframe (%)

September 2018

0

0

N/A

N/A

December 2018

0

0

N/A

N/A

If an applicant is not satisfied with a decision made by the APVMA an internal review can be requested. These must be completed within 90 days.

Chemical reviews

A chemical review or ‘chemical reconsideration’ is where the APVMA reconsiders the registration of a chemical, if risks to safety and performance have been identified.

In response to 2, 4 – D spray drift issues, the APVMA has suspended current product labels and issued new label instructions on 03 October 2018 to reduce spray drift incidents during the summer spraying season.

On 30 November 2018, public consultation on the Methiocarb Proposed Regulatory Decisions was completed.

Compliance statutory notices

There were no statutory notices published in the December quarter 2018.

Notices issued—December quarter 2018

Quarter

Issued

Finalised

Within timeframe

September 2018

2

2

100%

December 2018

0

0

N/A

Total

2

2

100%

*Notice published following determination of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Compliance statutory notices are formal correspondence issued periodically throughout the year from the APVMA under the agvet code and include stop supply or recall notices or substantiation notices.

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