HRNSW NOTICE - BOVA Omeprazole injection

06 June 2019
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WARNING- BOVA OMEPRAZOLE 100MG/ML INJECTION

THE Harness Racing New South Wales Integrity Department are aware that the Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Testosterone has been confirmed in a bottle of Omeprazole 100mg/mL injection manufactured by BOVA Australia.

Omeprazole is used for the management of gastric ulcers.

Further work is being undertaken to identify the source of the testosterone which is not used in the manufacture of Omeprazole and is not kept on BOVA’s premises.

Until further notice, trainers and veterinarians are advised to IMMEDIATELY STOP the dispensing and use of this product.

The HRNSW Integrity Department will provide a further update once any additional information becomes available.

If anyone requires further information please contact HRNSW Integrity Department on (02) 9722 6600.

 

Harness Racing NSW (HRNSW) is the controlling body for harness racing in New South Wales with responsibility for commercial and regulatory management of the industry including 33 racing clubs across the State.  HRNSW is headed by a Board of Directors and is independent of Government.

HRNSW INTEGRITY CONTACTS:

MICHAEL PRENTICE | INTEGRITY MANAGER

(02) 9722 6600 •  mprentice@hrnsw.com.au

GRANT ADAMS | CHAIRMAN OF STEWARDS

(02) 9722 6600 •  gadams@hrnsw.com.au

MARTIN WAINSCOTT | REGULATORY VETERINARIAN

(02) 9722 6600 •  mwainscott@hrnsw.com.au