Latest Regulatory Affairs Newsletter
A collection of regulatory news from this month.
Guide to common breaches of therapeutic goods advertising code (5 August 2011)
The TGA has published a useful guide to the most common breaches of the therapeutic goods act (12 common problems noted) and the advertising code (26 issued are listed). (Source: www.tga.gov.au)
"Invisible Zinc” sunscreen product – advertising breaches (5 August 2011)
The promoters of Invisible Zinc sunscreen have been ordered to withdraw advertisements and representations and publish a retraction.
Review of medicine labelling and packaging (5 August 2011)
The TGA plans to release for consultation in October a review of labelling and packaging requirements for all types of medicine – prescription, OTC and complementary medicines (Source: www.tga.gov.au).
Hedrin head lice product advertising breaches (5 August 2011)
Nice-Pak Products has been ordered to withdraw its advertisement for their product Hedrin and not make certain representations in any other advertising.
Potential microbiological contamination of fenugreek (20 July 2011).
The TGA is writing to all sponsors with products containing Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) requesting information about the country of origin of the fenugreek.