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Bela-Pharm issues product recall alert for Oxytobel
Oxytobel is distributed in the UK by Bimeda UK.
Recall affects batch J2101-03 Expiry 11/2018

A product recall alert for Oxytobel 10 IU/ml Solution for horses, cattle, pigs, sheep goats, dogs and cats has been issued by Bela-Pharm.

In a statement, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate said: “Bela-Pharm has identified that there is a potential for decreased levels of the preservative Chlorobutanol hemihydrate in the following batch: J2101-03 Expiry 11/2018”.

Oxytobel is distributed in the UK by Bimeda UK. Veterinary practices that have purchased the batch number are urged to contact Bimeda to arrange a collection.

Any queries related to the return of this product should be directed to Kay Cowton, Bimeda UK Sales on 01248 725400 or email uksales@bimeda.com

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New single-dose RHD-2 vaccine launched

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 The first monovalent vaccine to be registered in Europe for the prevention of rabbit hemorrhagic disease type 2 (RHD-2) has been launched by animal health firm HIPRA.

ERAVAC is a single-dose injectable emulsion that can be administered without the need for reconstitution beforehand. The new presentation contains 10 vials with individual doses that can be given to companion rabbits from 30 days of age. 

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New canine and feline dentistry manual announced

A new canine and feline dentistry and oral surgery manual has been published by the BSAVA. Announcing the news on its website, the BSAVA said this latest edition contains new step-by-step operative techniques, together with full-colour illustrations and photographs.

‘This is a timely publication; veterinary dentistry is a field that continues to grow in importance for the general veterinary practitioner,’ the BSAVA said. ‘The manual has been fully revised and updated to include the most relevant, evidence-based techniques.’

The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery, 4th edition is available to purchase from www.bsava.com/shop