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Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

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:

Schedule

Product: Afluria Quad
Active Ingredients:

Influenza virus A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2) - like virus 15mcg
Influenza virus A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1) pdm09 - like virus 15mcg
Influenza virus B/Phuket/3073/2013 - like strain 15mcg
Influenza virus B/Washington/02/2019 - like (B/Victoria lineage) virus 15mcg

Dosage Form: Suspension for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Seqirus (NZ) Limited
Manufacturers:

Seqirus Pty Limited, Melbourne, Australia
CSL Behring LLC, Illinois, United States of America

   
Product: Afluria Quad Junior
Active Ingredients:

Influenza virus A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2) - like virus 7.5mcg
Influenza virus A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1) pdm09 - like virus 7.5mcg
Influenza virus B/Phuket/3073/2013 - like strain 7.5mcg
Influenza virus B/Washington/02/2019 - like (B/Victoria lineage) virus 7.5mcg

Dosage Form: Suspension for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Seqirus (NZ) Limited
Manufacturer: Seqirus Pty Limited, Melbourne, Australia


Dated this 26th day of March 2021.

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