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Notice of Reassessment of Registered Trade Name Products (Notice No. MPI 1458)

I, Maree Zinzley, Manager Approvals, of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), acting under delegated authority from the Director-General of MPI, give notice under section 14(1) of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 (“Act”) that a decision has been made to reassess the following trade name products under section 29 of the Act.

Purpose of Reassessment

The purpose of the reassessment is to re-evaluate the maximum residue levels (MRLs) and withholding periods that apply when single-active abamectin-based pour on products are used in food producing species. This is being done to ensure residues from use of single-active abamectin-based pour on products are effectively managed.

Active Ingredients and Presentation: Abamectin in a non-aqueous/oily solution for topical administration.

The trade name products to be reassessed are:

Registration Number Trade Name Registrant and Registrant Address
A011132 BoviPor Abamectin Pour-On for Cattle and Deer WSD Agribusiness Pty Limited, 7 Koojan Avenue, South Guildford, Perth, Western Australia 6055, Australia
A010875 Donaghys Pro Abamec Pour-On Donaghys Limited, PO Box 20449, Harewood, Christchurch 8543
A011229 Donaghys ProAbamec Gold
A009765 Bomatak A Cattle Pour On Elanco New Zealand, PO Box 76369, Manukau, Auckland 2241
A009795 Baymec PourOn
A010123 Bomatak Abamectin Pour On
A010547 Avatar Pour On
A011818 Horizon Abamec Pour On For Cattle Horizon Agresources (NZ) Limited, PO Box 2221, Taupo 3351
A010786 Vetmed Abamectin Pour-On Nexan Corporation Limited, PO Box 217234, Botany Junction, Auckland 2164
A011493 Active+ Aba Pour On
A007726 Paramectin Pour-On for Cattle Jurox New Zealand Limited, 85 Gardiner Street, Rutherford, New South Wales 2320, Australia
A010666 Reflex Pour-On Alleva Animal Health Limited, PO Box 34032, Birkenhead, Auckland 0746
A010046 Mectin Pour-On Seneca Holdings Limited, PO Box 51212, Pakuranga 21040, Auckland
A011905 Abapure
A010067 Topline Virbac New Zealand Limited, PO Box 10305, Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241

Further information about the trade name products listed above, including details of their approved uses and target species, can be found on the ACVM Register at

Any person may make a written submission to the director-general concerning this application.

Each submission must state the trade name product(s) to which the submission pertains.

Under sections 16 and 17 of the Act, a written submission:

  1. must state in full the reasons for making the submission; and
  2. may state any decision sought on that application; and
  3. must be received by the director-general no later than 30 working days after the date of notification in the New Zealand Gazette.

Under section 18 of the Act, a copy of every submission will be forwarded to the applicant for the applicant’s information.

If you wish to provide a submission, please email your submission to MPI encourages respondents to forward comments by email.

If you wish to forward a submission by post, the following address is:

  1. where submissions on this application are to be sent; and
  2. where requests for copies of the public information relating to the application can be sent; and
  3. where public information relating to the application can be viewed; and
  4. the director-general’s address for service:

ACVM Programmes and Appraisals, New Zealand Food Safety, Ministry for Primary Industries, PO Box 2526, Wellington 6140.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of March 2022.

MAREE ZINZLEY, Manager Approvals, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority).