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Notice of Application to Register a Trade Name Product (Notice No. MPI 681)

Maree Zinzley, Manager Approvals Operations of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), acting under delegated authority from the Director-General of MPI, gives notice, under section 14(1) of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 (“Act”), that the following application has been made to register a trade name product under section 9(1) of the Act:

Trade Name: Effipro

Reference: A010517

Active Ingredients and Concentrations:

Fipronil 100g/L

Formulation Type: Non-aqueous solution

General Use Claim:

Long acting topical flea and tick treatment for cats and kittens over eight weeks of age and 1kg.

      • Fast Acting, Long Lasting & Effective
      • Up to [5] [10] [15] weeks Flea Protection
      • Aids in the treatment & control of Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD)

Any person may make a written submission to the director-general concerning this application.

Under sections 16 and 17 of the Act, a written submission:

  1. must state in full the reasons for making the submission; and
  2. may state any decision sought on that application; and
  3. must be received by the director-general no later than 30 working days after the date of notification in the New Zealand Gazette.

Under section 18 of the Act, a copy of every submission will be forwarded to the applicant for the applicant’s information.

The following address is:

  1. where submissions on this application are to be sent; and
  2. where requests for copies of the public information relating to the application can be sent; and
  3. where public information relating to the application can be viewed; and
  4. the director-general’s address for service:

ACVM Group, Ministry for Primary Industries, Pastoral House, 25 The Terrace, Wellington 6011. Postal Address: PO Box 2526, Wellington 6140.

The applicant’s address for service is:

Virbac New Zealand Limited, 26–30 Maui Street, Pukete Park, Hamilton 3200. Postal Address: PO Box 10305, Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241.

Dated at Wellington this 13th day of September 2016.

MAREE ZINZLEY, Manager Approvals Operations, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority).