Veterinary Medicine / Pharmaceuticals and Active Ingredients Sector Committee at a glance


The Sector Committee on Veterinary Medicine | Pharmaceuticals and Active Ingredients is part of the Health | Forensics division. It advises DAkkS with regard to technical accreditation requirements and on specific issues. as well as on overlapping scopes with other sector committees. In terms of content, the sector committee is responsible for

  • In the area of veterinary medicine, examination of live and dead animals or other tests intended to obtain information about animal health (for example a population or a single individual)
  • In the area of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients, analysis for the assessment of the quality, efficacy and safety of medicinal products (for example determination of identity, content and purity of medicinal products and their active ingredients, starting materials and excipients, including potential by-products, degradation products and packaging).

The Sector Committee makes recommendations on requirements to technical experts and assessors and supports the training of assessors.


The members of the Sector Committee are expert representatives of the various technical fields. As a rule, they come from accredited laboratories operated by official and private conformity assessment bodies.


Dr. Rainer Schubbert
Eurofins Medigenomix GmbH

Deputy Chair

Dr. Brigitte Thoms
Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit

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