Medicinal products for veterinary use

Maximum Residue Limits - Major developments

 
 

Maximum Residue Limits

Major developments

16/03/2017
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

21/04/2016
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

18/02/2016
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

15/12/2015
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

01/07/2015
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

26/05/2015
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

16/02/2015
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the functioning of Regulation (EC) No 470/2009 .

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 laying down Community procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin, repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 and amending Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

16/04/2014
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

29/01/2014
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

10/12/2013
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

27/02/2013
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009, with regard to residues of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

Amendment since the latest consolidated version of 12 December 2010 are available here

12/12/2010
Consolidated version of Commission Regulation(EU) No 37/2010 of 22 December 2009 on pharmacologically active substances and their classification regarding maximum residue limits in foodstuffs of animal origin (OJ L 15, 20.1.2010, p. 1).

Amended by:

  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 758/2010 of 24 August 2010 (OJ L 223, 25.8.2010, p.37)
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 759/2010 of 24 August 2010 (OJ L 223, 25.8.2010, p.39)
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 761/2010 of 25 August 2010 (OJ L 224, 26.8.2010, p.1)
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 914/2010 of 12 October 2010 (OJ L 269, 13.10.2010, p.5)

19/11/2009
Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EC) No 508/1999 of 4 March 1999 amending Annexes I to IV of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 laying down a Community procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin.

29/09/2009
Substances considered as not falling within the scope of Council Regulation (EC) No. 470/2009 (Revision 17 - September 2009).

28/07/2009
Contribution submitted in response to the Public Consultation Paper on a Contribution for a future Commission regulation on the format and content for applications and requests for an opinion on a maximum residue limit for a pharmacologically active substance.

From 11 May 2009 till 6 July 2009 the Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry invited stakeholders to comment on a contribution to the preparation of a future Commission regulation on the format and content for applications and requests for an opinion on a maximum residue limit for a pharmacologically active substance prepared by the European Medicines Agency and its Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products ("CVMP").

In response to this consultation, IFAH-Europe sent in comments on the contribution. These comments are available here.

16/06/2009
New Regulation (EC) 470/2009 on maximum residue limits published today in the Official Journal.

The new Regulation laying down Community procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin, repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 and amending Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council was published in the Official Journal of 16 June 2009. The new regulation will enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication in the Official Journal.

11/05/2009
Implementation of the new Regulation on maximum residue limits for pharmacologically active substances.

Public Consultation Paper on a Contribution for a future Commission regulation on the format and the content for applications and requests submitted for an opinion on a maximum residue limit for a pharmacologically active substance.

The new regulation on maximum residue limits scheduled for entry into force in the end of May/beginning of June foresees that the Commission shall, in consultation with the Agency, adopt measures regarding the form and the content of the applications and requests referred to in Articles 3 and 9 of the new regulation.

With this public consultation, the Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry intends to consult all stakeholders on a contribution to the preparation of a future Commission regulation. This contribution is an input from the European Medicines Agency and the Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products ("CVMP").

The consultation paper is available here.

Deadline for Public Consultation: 06 July 2009.

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