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Consent to the Distribution of a New 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:


Active Ingredients:
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New Zealand Sponsor:

Merieux Inactivated Rabies Vaccine (MIRV)
Rabies vaccine, Wistar PM/WI 38-1503-3M 2.5IU
Powder for injection with diluent
Sanofi-Aventis New Zealand Limited
Sanofi Pasteur SA, Marcy L’Etoile, France

Dated this 2nd of February 2017.

CHRIS JAMES, Group Manager, Medsafe, Ministry of Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 11 September 2013).