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Animal medicines seizure: UK Border Force

Details of the seizure of veterinary medicinal medicines by the UK Border Force. Published in June 2016

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UK Border Force at International Logistic Centre, Langley, Berkshire stopped a shipment which was then subsequently seized.

This shipment contained 88 parcels addressed to premises in the UK. The parcels contained both UK authorised and non UK authorised veterinary medicines, the majority being flea treatments and wormers for companion animals.

The medicines were seized under Regulation 9 (Importation of authorised veterinary medicinal products) and Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations.

Published 1 July 2016