Animal medicines prosecution: Horse Health Wessex Ltd

Veterinary Medicines Directorate

July 3
11:51 2017

On 21 June 2017 at Southampton Magistrates Court, Horse Health Wessex Ltd pleaded guilty to placing a veterinary medicinal product on the market, contrary to regulations 4(1) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.

HORSE HEALTH WESSEX LTD between 1/10/2013 and 26/02/2017 at Southampton, placed a veterinary medicinal product on the market referred to as Sarcoid Cleansing Salve and Super-S Cleaning Salve, whereas the product has not been granted a marketing authorisation by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.

The company was given credit for an early plea and ordered to pay a fine of 5,000 with a victim surcharge of 150 and costs of 250.

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