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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Veterinary medicine - ANMV

The French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (ANMV), within ANSES, is the Competent Authority in France for risk assessment and management with regard to veterinary medicinal products.

In this capacity, the Government was keen for the ANMV to strive for constant improvement of its services with a view to protecting public health as well as the health and welfare of animals.

To this end, the ANMV must enforce the current applicable legal provisions in an independent, competent and impartial manner. Click here to find out more about the Agency’s history.

The ANMV is located in Javené, near Fougères (Ille-et-Vilaine) and has 80 staff members, mainly specialised scientists.


REGUMATE EQUINE, a veterinary medicinal product for horses, should be used with caution

The French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products, within ANSES, is calling for continued vigilance when administering the veterinary medicinal product REGUMATE EQUINE to control the oestrus cycle in mares. Because of its hormonal action this product can cause adverse effects, especially in women who administer it to their horses. Therefore, women who are pregnant or likely to become pregnant should not administer the product themselves. In addition, the Agency reminds ...

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Published on 19/06/2019