Animal medicine seizure notice: Parcel addressed to County Tyrone

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The following veterinary medicines were identified by a courier company based at Belfast depot. The products were then detained and subsequently seized by Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).

This parcel was addressed to residential premises in County Tyrone and was shipped from Australia. The parcel contained:

  • 100 boxes of 20 ml of Hippiron Iron Injection

This product is intended for use in horses and is not an authorised veterinary medicine in the UK.

The medicines were seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.

Published 30 November 2020

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