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Animal Medicine Seizure Notice: Parcel Shipped from the USA Addressed to Premises in County Down

Details of seizure notice served following a parcel addressed to premises in County Down stopped at a Belfast depot


The following veterinary medicines were identified by a courier company based at a Belfast depot. The products were then detained and subsequently seized by Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).


This parcel was addressed to residential premises in County Down and was shipped from the USA. The parcel contained:

  • 6 x 25 doses of Nobivac Canine Distemper – Adenovirus Type 2 – Parainfluenza Parvovirus Vaccine Modified Live Virus

  • 2 x 25 doses of Nobivac Canine Distemper – Adenovirus Type 2 – Parainfluenza Parvovirus Vaccine Modified Live and Killed Virus

These products were intended for use in dogs and are not authorised veterinary medicines in GB or NI.


The medicines were seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.