Animal testing ban explained

Laws that banned testing cosmetics on animals in Australia came into effect in July 2020, this is a helpful article for consumers which highlights the role that the industry association ACCORD has played in this outcome.    Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

 

AICIS has published news for the month of June, including (follow links):

2021-22 registration and application fees

Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) 2021-22

Chemicals added to the Inventory 5 years after issue of assessment - 28 June 2021

New national chemicals management standard

New chemical assessment statement published - 23 June 2021

Correction of chemical names - 22 June 2021

Variation of Inventory listing following evaluation — 15 June 2021

Business, hobby or personal use - understanding the differences (will be relevant to some small companies)

Version 1.2 of the Categorisation Guide released

RFA Breaking News

Cosmetics, Personal Care and TGA Listed Sunscreens:

New sunscreen standard in force New sunscreen standard in forceThe new sunscreen standard, AS/NZS 2604:2021, specifies requirements and test methods for broad spectrum and water resistant sunscreen products. Includes labelling…

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Foods:

New biosecurity website A new website - biosecurity.gov.au - details measures in place to protect Australia from harmful pests, diseases and weeds. This gathers information previously found on different state…

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Complementary Medicines and Medical Devices:

Hemp seed oil - change of status An interim decision has been made to exclude hemp seed oil from Schedule 9 of the poisons schedule whe used for oral consumption…

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Cosmetics, Personal Care and TGA Listed Sunscreens:

Animal testing ban explained Laws that banned testing cosmetics on animals in Australia came into effect in July 2020, this is a helpful article for consumers which highlights the role…

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Foods:

Changes on testing of imported foods Particularly relevant to powdered infant food formula (Cronobacter testing commenced and Salmonella testing continuing), infant follow formulas (Salmonella testing commencing) and milkfish (Chanos chanos) -antimicrobial…

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Complementary Medicines and Medical Devices

New TGA fees now in place TGA fees rise at the beginning of the financial year i.e. the 1st July. For nonprescription medicines go here. The application fee for a…

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