Latest Regulatory Affairs Newsletter

A collection of regulatory news from this month.

The 17th edition of the Guidance on the GMP clearance of overseas medicine manufacturers has been published and will be phased in over a 3 month period.

The Health Ministers of Australia and New Zealand have ordered a review of the policy guidelines relating to the addition of caffeine to foods.

4 May 2011 - Triclosan is included in some cosmetics and household products as an antimicrobial agent.

The independent review of food labelling law and policy was released in January this year.

4 May 2011 - NICNAS has introduced arrangements to ensure that all new industrial nanomaterials (including ingredients used in cosmetics) are assessed pre-market. (RM) A guidance document on requirements for submitting chemicals for assessment is available here


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