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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 which were referred to the Minister of Health under the provisions of section 24(5) of the Act and are set out in the Schedule hereto:


Product: Act-HIB vaccine
Active Ingredient: Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine 10mcg
Dosage Form: Powder for injection with diluent
New Zealand Sponsor: Sanofi-Aventis New Zealand Limited
Manufacturers: Sanofi Pasteur SA, Marcy L’Etoile, France
Sanofi SpA, Frosinone, Italy
Sanofi Pasteur SA, Val-De-Reuil, France
Product: De-Gas
Active Ingredient: Simeticone 100mg
Dosage Form: Liquid filled capsule
New Zealand Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare New Zealand ULC
Manufacturers: Catalent Australia Pty Limited, Melbourne, Australia
Catalent Ontario Limited, Windsor, Canada

Dated this 8th day of June 2020.

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