The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) continues to demonstrate improvements in its time frame performance, finalising 96% of all applications within timeframe in the December quarter 2020, ahead of the 94% recorded in September quarter 2020.
This included an increase in the rate of product applications completed on time with both pesticides and veterinary medicines increasing to 99%, up from 98% in September quarter 2020.
The APVMA also achieved improvements in the percentage of major product applications finalised within timeframe, with major pesticides and veterinary medicines applications increasing to 99% and 93% respectively at the end of the December quarter 2020.
The results of the December quarter 2020 performance report reflect the APVMA’s commitment to providing a robust and efficient regulatory system that provides Australians with timely access to safe and effective agricultural and veterinary chemical products that support agricultural productivity and improved animal health.
View the December quarter 2020 performance report.
APVMA, 23 February 2021