Details of seizure of veterinary medicines at Border Force, Stansted Airport, following a routine search of freight. 
Published in October 2019 From Veterinary Medicines Directorate

A parcel was detained and subsequently seized at the Border Force, Stansted Airport. This parcel was addressed to a residential premise in the UK and contained:

  • 13 x 100ml Dexamethasone Injection 4.37mg/ml

These products intended for use in horses are not authorised products in the UK.

The medicines were seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.