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African Swine Fever Outbreak in Belgium to Affect Laboratory Goods Shipped to Australia in Logistics Blog

The confirmation of an African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in Belgium — and its potential threat to the European market — caused Australian authorities to make changes on import regulations for pig meat and commodities such as laboratory goods containing or potentially contaminated with pig material (porcine). Read more...

Plastic and Thermo Cool Products Made from Plastic Banned in India in Logistics Blog

The Environment Department of the Government of Maharashtra has issued a ban on plastic products, as of June 23, 2018, under "Notification No.Plastic-2018/C.R. No.24/TC-4." Maharashtra is India's second-largest state with a population of more than 100 million. Read more...

India Has Removed Import & Export Licence Requirements for Biological Samples in Logistics Blog

The Indian government has allowed for easier import and export of various biological samples by removing the mandatory requirement of an export and import license for these samples, announced Mr Anup Wadhawan, Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), on August 4, 2016. The new ruling will save CROs, biotech companies and research centers significantly shorter import and export approval times. Read more...

New Regulations For Importing Placebo Products to Australia in Logistics Blog

Effective July 1, 2016, new quarantine clearance regulations will be implemented in Australia affecting the import of placebo products. Pharmaceutical placebo products, which are usually made out of sugar, milk or a similar ingredient, are classified as a food product due to their composition (i.e. not containing active drug). Read more...

Sarajevo Airport Has Lifted Its Embargo on Pharmaceutical Products in Logistics Blog

On June 9, 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina lifted the import embargo for Pharmaceutical products arriving a «Sarajevo International airport» subject to compliance with the below new control measures. Read more...

India Enforces a Minimum Shelf-Life Period for Imported Pharmaceutical Products in Logistics Blog

Effective immediately, only pharmaceutical products with a shelf-life period of at least 60% can be imported into India. This requirement has been issued by the Assistant Drug Controller (ADC) department, a division of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization in India. Read more...