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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 set out in the Schedule hereto:


Product: Ferro-Malt
Active Ingredient: Iron polymaltose 37mg/mL equivalent to elemental iron 10 mg/mL
Dosage Form: Oral solution
New Zealand Sponsor: AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited
Manufacturer: XL Laboratories Pvt. Limited, Bhiwadi, India
Product: Luxturna
Active Ingredient: Voretigene neparvovec 0.05mg/mL equivalent to 5 x 10^12 vector genomes per mL
Dosage Form: Concentrate for injection with diluent
New Zealand Sponsor: Novartis New Zealand Limited
Manufacturer: Nova Laboratories Limited, Wigston, United Kingdom

Dated this 14th day of October 2022.

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