The following veterinary medicines were identified by a courier company. The products were detained and subsequently seized by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.
The parcels were addressed to a freight company based in Slough, Berkshire and were shipped from America.
The parcels contained the following medicines:
- 6 x ACTH Gel 10ml
- 30 x Arnica + 50ml x 30
- 62 x B 12 5000 mcg
- 12 x Caco Iron Copper 100ml
- 6 x Equimed TQ 50ml
- 12 x Gel – 50 50ml
- 12 x Glandular Peptide Extract 30ml
- 12 x Lactanase 2 x 50ml
- 118 x P Block 100ml
- 12 x Pentosan P.S. 250mg/ml 24ml
These products are intended for use in horses and are not authorised veterinary medicines in the UK. The majority were injectable products and included anti-inflammatories and tranquilizers.
The medicines were seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.