Animal medicines seizure notice: Border Force, Heathrow Airport


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.

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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