Animal medicine seizure notice: Parcel addressed to Castlederg, County Tyrone


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

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

  • 25 x Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 injection (100ml)
  • 10 x COpHOS B injection (100ml)
  • 5 x Mitachondral injection (100ml)
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These products were labelled for the treatment of horses and dogs. They are not authorised as veterinary medicines in the UK.

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


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