Criteria for establishing POM status Substances controlled by conventions Requirements for special precautions regarding safety Handling requirements Necessity for precise diagnosis or therapeutic measures POM for human use
Definition of sale Means sell by wholesale or retail and includes import, offer, advertise, keep, expose, transmit, consign, convey or deliver for sale or authorise, direct or allow sale or prepare or possess for purpose of sale, and barter or exchange or supply or dispose of to any person whether for a consideration or otherwise; and sell, sale and sold have corresponding meanings.
CONTROL NO STOCK REMEDY OR VETERINARY MEDICINE MAY BE SOLD UNLESS IT IS REGISTERED IMSPECTORATE
SEAVDRAC NEEDS Food security Unique diseases and parasites Information on drug source, supply and quality Access to international evaluations applicable to local conditions Ecotoxicological information to protect local biodiversity Post-registration control and use monitoring. –Inadequate administrative structures –Vague or inadequate lines of authority –Duplication of functions
SEAVDRAC PROBLEMS Political differences between countries Political problems within countries Ignorance Communication difficulties Exploitation –Dumping –Counterfeit products Financial constraints Infrastructure