News and Information


Proposal to use New Zealand registration for Australian companion animal veterinary chemicals

19 September 2016

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is consulting with industry regarding the introduction of a process allowing APVMA to register veterinary chemicals in Australia by leveraging decisions made in New Zealand (NZ) for non-food producing animals. A proposal for industry to comment available by clicking here.

Brief July 16

Arki Labs brief report intend to present snap shot of interesting facts on various APVMA registered products to benefit our clients.  For more information and subscription to Arki Labs report, please send an email to [email protected] with subject Report to receive updates.  You may download 

APVMA publishes Omethoate residues report

APVMA has provided the omethoate residues and dietary risk assessment report for the reconsideration of omethoate.

The report covers the residues and dietary risk arising from the treatment of food crops with omethoate. The report provide an assessment which considered the available data and recommends that the APVMA cannot be satisfied that any of the current uses of omethoate on food crops can be supported.

APVMA will publish the proposed regulatory decision for the review of omethoate outlining the APVMA’s proposed regulatory decisions for the review and invite public comment.

3 March 2016

APVMA is conducting a survey as part of the useability review of APVMA website and online services. A pop-up survey has been added to APVMA website, requesting your feedback on these products.

The survey should only take a few minutes to complete and is available to every user of the site. As APVMA states, all feedback is kept anonymous and will be reported as an aggregate only.

The useability review forms part of a larger project, ‘Enhancing the applicant experience’, and will include in-depth user testing of website and online services content and functionality.