Veterinary medicines

Questions on delimitation

Classification of herbal substances and preparations as animal feed or veterinary medicinal products

Herbal substances or preparations derived from them are used "to strengthen the organism" both in animal feed and in veterinary medicinal products with specific indications. This raises the question of whether such orally administered preparations are classified as animal feed or veterinary medicinal products.

Use on animals of products classified in human medicine as medical devices


Further links

Common notification authority for chemicals of FOEN - FOPH - SECO


For questions on animal feed
Dr. med. vet. Heinrich Boschung,
Agroscope Official Feed Inspection
Tioleyre 4
Postfach 64
CH-1725 Posieux
+41 58 466 72 74

For questions on veterinary medicinal products
Veterinary Medicinal Products Department
Hallerstrasse 7
3012 Bern
+41 58 462 02 23

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