Recall | Veterinary Medicines | 11/12/2020
Recall due to unidentified impurities.
messages in brief | 09/12/2020
In order to monitor the advertising regulations according to the regulations of the Austrian Medicines Act, advertising is always checked to ensure that it complies with the legal requirements.
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 03/12/2020
An update on CCP (COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma) has been forwarded by the European Commission to the Federal Office for Safety in Health Care.
Enforcement | 01/12/2020
A presumed medicinal product offered illegally via the internet, was found to contain an undeclared active substance after examination by the Austrian Official Medicines Control Laboratory (OMCL).
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 16/11/2020
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Dutch authority that there has been a confirmed human infection with WNV in the Arnhem region of the Netherlands.
Enforcement | 11/11/2020
MMS (Miracle Mineral Solution or Master Mineral Solution) and CDs (Chloride dioxide solution or German: Chlordioxidlösung - CDL) are two different starting products for the generation of gaseous chlorine dioxide, which is offered in alternative medical circles as a "cure" for various diseases, including COVID-19. However, there is no scientific evidence of the claimed beneficial effects of chlorine dioxide, which is a gas that can cause burns and symptoms of poisoning.
messages in brief | 10/11/2020
Keine Wirkung gegen COVID-19 und begründeter Verdacht auf schädliche Wirkungen.
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 03/11/2020
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Danish authority that it has been informed by the Danish tissue bank European Sperm Bank (DK257572) that a child has become ill in connection with the donation of the sperm donor 8396-EMRE.
messages in brief | 30/10/2020
The BASG participates in the worldwide social media campaign called #MedSafetyWeek to raise public awareness of the importance of adverse drug reaction reporting.
Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 22/10/2020
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Danish authority that it has been informed by the Danish tissue bank Cryos International (DK257551) that two children (from different families) have become ill in connection with the donation of the sperm donor HADEN.