Commission Regulation (EC) No 1064/2007 of 17 September 2007 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 laying down a Community procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin, as regards Avilamycin (Text with EEA relevance )

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18.9.2007

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 243/3


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1064/2007

of 17 September 2007

amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 laying down a Community procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin, as regards Avilamycin

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 of 26 June 1990 laying down a Community procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin (1), and in particular Article 2 thereof,

Having regard to the opinion of the European Medicines Agency formulated by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use,

Whereas:

(1)

All pharmacologically active substances used in the Community in veterinary medicinal products intended for food-producing animals should be evaluated in accordance with Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90.

(2)

An application for establishing maximum residue limits for Avilamycin, an antibiotic belonging to the group of orthosomycins, has been submitted to the European Medicines Agency. On the basis of the recommendation of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use, this substance should be added in Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 for porcine species (muscle, skin plus fat, liver and kidney), rabbit (muscle, fat, liver and kidney) and poultry (muscle, skin plus fat, liver and kidney) provided that, for the latter, the substance Avilamycin is not used in poultry species from which eggs are produced for human consumption.

(3)

Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

An adequate period should be allowed before the applicability of this Regulation in order to enable Member States to make any adjustment which may be necessary in the light of this Regulation to the authorisations to place the veterinary medicinal products concerned on the market which have been granted in accordance with Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 November 2001 on the Community code relating to veterinary medicinal products (2) to take account of the provisions of...

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