Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use

Medicinal products for veterinary use, like medicinal products for human use, have to be authorised either at Member State or Community level before they can be placed on the Medicinal products for veterinary use, like medicinal products for human use, have to be authorised either at Member State or Community level before they can be placed on the European Union.

Veterinarian doctor with dog © Photosani - Fotolia.com

The first objective of the European legislation is to protect public and animal health. The second objective is the completion of the internal market for pharmaceutical products.   Particular special rules are applied to ensure consumer protection from residue limits from pharmacologically active substances used in food-producing animals

The Commission is considering a revision of the legal framework for veterinary medicinal products.



[1]Hyperlink to the box referred to the Review.

Legal framework

Maximum residue limits

 

Better Regulation

 Revision

Revision of the legal framework

 pharmaceutical Committee  
 Pharmaceutical committee
and expert groups