Source: UK Government
The following products were seized by Defra Investigation Services (DIS) as part of an investigation case and under the execution of a search warrant.
1 box containing several blister strips box labelled Clavubactin 250
Clavubactin 250 is a Prescription Only Medicine – Veterinary (POM-V). It is an antibiotic treatment for dogs.
Unauthorised possession and administration of POM-V veterinary medicines are offences under Regulation 7 (Classification, supply and possession of the product) and Regulation 8 (Administration of the product) of the VMR.
2 x 50ml bottles labelled Oxytocin Solution
1 bottle labelled Synulox
1 bottle labelled Noradine 24
1 bottle labelled PG600 Injekcio
5 vials x 10ml labelled Busol
These products are non-UK veterinary product. They can only be administered to animals under Schedule 4 (Administration of a veterinary medicinal product outside the terms of a marketing authorisation) of the VMR by vets who have the animals under their care and have obtained a Special Import Certificate (SIC) to obtained the product.
The possession of these products is an offence under regulation 26 (Possession of an unauthorised veterinary medicinal product) of the VMR. The administration of these products is an offence under Regulation 8 (Administration of the product) of the VMR.
N.B – Details regarding the prosecution of this case can be found under the heading Prosecution published in October 2020.