Submitting third party information

Applicants need to ensure that supporting third party information and documentation is provided to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) before the application is made or within 7 days of submission. Otherwise, the application may be refused. Supporting documentation such as formulations, formulator’s declarations, manufacturer’s declarations or data packages can be submitted by third parties to support an application.

To ensure that supporting information will be processed effectively, it needs to be easily identifiable. The following information should assist third parties to prepare their submission.

Supporting documentation needs to be provided to the APVMA prior to submission or within 7 days of submitting an application.

Information for third parties

Supplying information by email

  • Please send all email correspondence to the?APVMA Enquiries Team.
  • Include the decision ID (DC number) of the application and/or the name of the product/active/permit in the subject line of the email.
  • In the body of your email, include the:
    • nature of the email and attachments
    • name and details of the third party
    • details of the applicant and application the information is supporting.

Supplying information by post

  • The APVMA's postal address is GPO Box 3262, Sydney NSW 2001, Australia.
  • Include a cover page with your submission. The cover page should include the:
    • decision ID (DC number) of the application (if available)
    • name of the product/active/permit in the application
    • applicant’s details
    • nature of the submission
    • name and details of the third party
    • details of the applicant and application the information is supporting.
  • When providing information on USB ensure that all studies are in folders. For example, all chemistry studies should be included in a file titled ‘Chemistry’ and all efficacy studies should be included in a file titled ‘Efficacy’ etc.

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