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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 set out in the Schedule hereto:


Product: Avagard Surgical and Healthcare Personnel Hand Antiseptic with Moisturizers
Active Ingredients: Chlorhexidine gluconate 10mg/g
Ethanol 610mg/g
Dosage Form: Lotion
New Zealand Sponsor: 3M New Zealand Limited
Manufacturer: Accupac Inc, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Dated this 31st day of January 2022.

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