Animal medicine seizure notice: Parcel addressed to Strabane, 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 Strabane, County Tyrone and was shipped from India. The parcel contained:

  • 4 boxes, each containing 18 syringes, of Ashwazole, omeprazole oral paste 37%w/w

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 11 December 2020


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