Animal medicines seizure notice: Border Force, Heathrow Airport

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The following veterinary medicine was detained and subsequently seized at Border Force, Heathrow Airport following an attempt to import.

This parcel was addressed to a residential premise in the UK and contained:

  • 1 bottle of Oxytocin 100 ml Injection

This product is a non-UK veterinary medicine. It is labelled for use in both food producing and companion animals.
The UK authorised version of this product is a hormone with indications including increasing contractions during labour.

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This medicine was seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.

Published 13 November 2020

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