Authority to Obtain and Use Pentobarbitone Sodium for Humane Euthanasia of Animals - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you are a veterinary practitioner who intends to obtain and use pentobarbitone sodium to euthanise animals.

Pentobarbitone sodium is a barbiturate drug (a central nervous system depressant) that can be used as a sedative and hypnotic, or in this case for humane animal destruction (euthanasia).

Please be aware that pentobarbitone sodium must be kept separately from all other goods in a secure location and that you are required to keep a separate register of all pentobarbitone sodium that is obtained or used.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authority you must be a qualified veterinary practitioner. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health
Legal and Regulatory Services Branch
Pharmaceutical Services

Act(s) name

Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries
NSW Ministry of Health
Legal and Regulatory Services Branch
Pharmaceutical Services


Operating address:
73 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060
Mailing address:
Locked Mail Bag 961
North Sydney
New South Wales 2059

Phone:

02 93919944

Fax:

02 93919101
pharmserv@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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