Veterinary medicine products range from antibiotics and vaccines to animal shampoos. They help prevent, treat, or control diseases or conditions in animals. MPI sets strict import requirements on these products.
Importing veterinary medicines
When importing veterinary medicine products:
- all require an authorisation
- most need to be New Zealand registered
- some low-risk types don't need to be registered – they're exempt
- all must comply with requirements under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (ACVM) Act.
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