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Consent to the Distribution of a Changed Medicine

Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the new 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: Avastin (2 Indications)
Active Ingredient: Bevacizumab 100mg
Dosage Form: Concentrate for infusion
New Zealand Sponsor: Roche Products (New Zealand) Limited
Manufacturers: Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Mannheim, Germany
F Hoffmann-La Roche Limited, Basel, Switzerland
Genentech Inc, South San Francisco, California, United States of America
Dated this 17th day of September 2009.
STUART POWELL, Acting Deputy Director-General, Sector Accountability and Funding Directorate, Ministry of Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).