FDA Issues “Policy Regarding N-acetyl-L-cysteine: Guidance for Industry”

Those that have been following FDA’s activity regarding dietary supplements containing N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) are likely happy to see some movement in the right direction.  FDA just issued its draft guidance regarding their intent to exercise regulatory discretion allowing products to remain in commerce pending their final decision on the status of NAC as a recognized dietary supplement ingredient.

With FDA’s …

Team Member Spotlight- Katelyn Schmidt, SHRM-CP

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Just over 6 years-time has flown by!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I’m the HR Manager and am involved in recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee relations, company culture activities, payroll/benefits, strategic planning and whatever else comes up that I need to help with.

3.What is

SafetyCall Publishes Safety Analysis of Adverse Events Involving Pyrethrin Containing Pest Management Products

Scientists at SafetyCall International collaborate with the Pyrethrins Stewardship Program to publish safety analysis of adverse events involving pyrethrin containing pest management products.

Insecticides derived from the Compositae (or Asteraceae) plant family that includes the species Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium have been successfully used in household pest management products for decades.
As with many consumer products, adverse events(AEs) have been reported

Dr. Regehr, Consulting Veterinarian and Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Officer Elected to American Association of Industry Veterinarians Executive Board

The AAIV (American Association of Industry Veterinarians) first approached SafetyCall and Pet Poison Helpline about presenting an educational webinar. Along with Dr. Ahna Brutlag and Dr. Renee Schimid, Dr. Regher presented a joint webinar in 2021 regarding alternate careers in veterinary medicine. This afforded Dr. Regehr an introduction to this group of engaging veterinarians.

Rather than join as a regular …

Team Member Spotlight- Julie Rowan

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

I started in January of 2021 and just celebrated my 1 year anniversary. This company has been such a perfect fit that I feel like I’ve been here forever, in the best possible way!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

My two main jobs are;
One: …

SafetyCall Publishes Methodology for a Standardized Approach to Adverse Event Data Analysis of Consumer Products

Healthcare professionals, toxicologists and other scientists at SafetyCall International have been managing product related adverse events on behalf of manufacturers for decades. During this time SafetyCall has managed more than 3,000,000 incidents and helped manufacturers with early detection of safety issues and implement strategies to manage and mitigate adverse events. SafetyCall’s experience and methodology in this important area has recently

Team Member Spotlight- Zach Becker, CPhT-Adv

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

3.5 years

2. What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

Medical call center management: answering consumer calls, overseeing training, monitoring call center metrics and performance, and maintenance of client accounts.

3. What is your favorite aspect of your job?

I appreciate having the ability to grow professionally. …

Team Member Spotlight- Renee Schmid, DVM, DABVT, DABT

More about Dr. Schmid:

Dr. Renee Schmid has been with Pet Poison Helpline and Safety Call International since 2013.  She received her BS in Agriculture and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Kansas State University.  Since veterinary school, Dr. Schmid has worked as a small animal general practitioner and has also received additional clinical training through an anesthesia residency. In …

SafetyCall’s Continuous Growth of American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) Diplomates


SafetyCall International and Pet Poison Helpline are pleased to announce that we are now home to five Diplomates of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). The most recent Diplomate from SafetyCall is Dr. Charlotte Flint, a Senior Veterinary Toxicologist, Clinical Toxicology. These five women have continuously exemplified the hard work and dedication that keeps SafetyCall staffed with industry leading …

Recap of the National Animal Supplement Council’s Recall Webinar

SafetyCall International’s Dr. Ahna Brutlag joined a panel of industry experts to discuss changing the narrative around a product recall from a crisis to a normal business practice. The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) webinar focused on simple improvements, technologies, and preparations and as key factors companies can employ to minimize the pain and chaos associated with recalls.

Dr. Brutlag …