Both Retailers And Regulators Want More Credible Safety Data Regarding CBD For Our Pets
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is requesting its members to help the National Animal Supplement Council put together “a dossier of credible safety data” about cannabis and its derivatives like CBD. Currently, they are focused on four species – dogs, cats, horses and humans. The data is gathered in partnership with the University of Illinois. It will help create a path to move forward with these products.
Several NASC member companies had already submitted research, the FDA recently announced that it will reopen the docket for submitting data the agency can evaluate. The FDA has also named the area that would be the most useful for generating clinic data to bridge data gaps.
“Credible safety information undoubtedly is critical to NASC’s efforts to forge a responsible path forward for CBD products, so APPA members are strongly encouraged to submit any such information as soon as possible, through either of the above channels,” Fidenzio added.
Another meeting is scheduled in April to review the data in the dossier and from ongoing studies. This is all aimed at tackling the FDA’s worries about animal safety. Fidenzio believes that NASC’s actions are necessary at the moment.
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