Veterinary medicines and the ACVM Act 1997

Veterinary medicines are products that help manage animal health and control pests. If you import, manufacture, sell, or use these in New Zealand, you must make sure they're authorised under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (ACVM) Act 1997.


See which veterinary medicines are already registered on the MPI ACVM register.
View the NZ Veterinary Association's policy for the storage of veterinary medicines.

Who to contact about veterinary medicine

If you have questions about veterinary medicines, email approvals@mpi.govt.nz

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