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Consent to the Distribution of New Medicines

Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the new medicines set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Efavirenz - Rex
Active Ingredient: Efavirenz 600mg
Dosage Form: Film coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: REX Medical Limited
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited, Manufacturing Division,Verna, Salcette, Goa, India
Product: Innovacon hCG One Step Pregnancy Test Device
Active Ingredients: Goat anti-hcg Polyclonal antibody
Mouse anti-hcg monoclonal antibody
Dosage Form: Pregnancy test kit
New Zealand Sponsor: Inverness Medical Innovations New Zealand Limited
Manufacturers: Abon Biopharm (Hangzhou) Co., Limited, Hangzhou, China
Innovacon Inc., San Diego, California, United States of America
Product: Velcade
Active Ingredient: Bortezomib 1mg
Dosage Form: Powder for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Janssen-Cilag (New Zealand) Limited
Manufacturer: Ben Venue Laboratories Inc, Bedford, Ohio, United States of America
Dated this 30th day of October 2009.
MARK RICHARDS, 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).