Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the changed medicine which was referred to the Minister of Health under the provisions of section 24 (5) of the Act and is set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Vaqta Vaccine
Active Ingredient: Hepatitis A vaccine 50U/mL
Dosage Form: Suspension for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme (New Zealand) Limited
Manufacturers: Evans Vaccines Limited, Speke, Liverpool, England
Merck & Co Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Dated this 30th day of August 2004.
DON MATHESON, Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).