Animal Medicine Seizure Notice: Border Force, Gatwick Airport

Details of seizure notice served following a routine passenger search by Border Force, Gatwick Airport


The following veterinary medicines were found during a routine passenger search by Border Force at Gatwick Airport. The products were subsequently seized by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.

  • 6 x Estrombol

  • 4 x Dexa 40

  • 5 x Flunix Deltavet

  • 3 x Equicistan

  • 2 x Crema 6A

  • 2 x Bio – Enzimyx

These products are intended for use in horses and are not authorised veterinary medicines in the UK. The majority were injectable products and included anti-inflammatories, steroids and antibiotics.


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