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Technical Alerts

Technical Alerts

This section contains Technical Alerts for members only - to access restricted Technical alerts member login is required.

  • 16 Oct 2012 1:55 PM | Deleted user
    The TGA is currently progressing through a phased consultation process for the revised Australian Regulatory
    Guidelines for Complementary Medicines (ARGCM), commencing with Part A: General Guidance.

    It is imperative that all Members review the consultation document and make proposed changes within the document to be returned to Emma Burchell at by COB, Thursday 1 of November.

    For the CHC call for comment please click here.
  • 28 Sep 2012 2:17 PM | Anonymous
    The objective of this technical alert is to briefly highlight some current issues that have been identified in relation to advertising of complementary medicines to consumers, and to assist members to comply with the legislation.

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  • 22 Aug 2012 5:46 PM | Anonymous

    The latest CHC Technical Alert calls for member comment to:

    • The Substantiation of Claims in the Advertising of Complementary Medicines - to Friday,  31 August 2012; &
    • Proposed Amendments to the Poisons Standard - to Friday, 7 September 2012. 

    Click here for the Alert

    For all the latest in consultation and reviews, please refer to our new Consultations and Reviews page here.

  • 25 Jul 2012 2:15 PM | Anonymous

    The following information is provided for Sponsors seeking an exemption from the liability to pay an annual charge for an entry on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

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  • 12 Jul 2012 2:46 PM | Anonymous
    The delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Ageing has provided notice of an interim decision on the scheduling of 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA). The delegate proposes that from 1 August 2012 DMAA be listed in Schedule 9 of the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP).

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  • 05 Jul 2012 12:25 PM | Anonymous
    The Medical Journal of Australia has published an article highlighting 10 Essential Principles relevant to
    health research among Indigenous Australian populations. These 10 principles should be considered
    from the initial design stage of the project, ideally when consulting with the community and writing
    funding applications.

    A short summary of the article can be located here.

  • 02 Jul 2012 3:41 PM | Anonymous

    The CHC advises members that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has revised fees and charges for the 2012-2013 FY and  announced a 5.6% increase to all fees and charges as approved by the TGA Executive Council at its meeting on 28 June 2012

    The CHC also reminds members of the Labelling and Packaging and NICNAS calls for comment.

    To read more click here.

  • 12 Jun 2012 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    The CHC is seeking comment from you on the Review of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) Discussion Paper on the Review of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme. Comments addressing the questions outlined in the Alert or any other part of the discussion paper, can be sent to Emma Burchell at by 6 July 2012.

    The full Technical Alert can be retrieved here.

    Attachment A - Summary of Options can be retrieved here.

  • 08 Jun 2012 5:26 PM | Anonymous

    The CHC is seeking comment on the recommendations to change the presentation of information on the labels and packages of medicines, as outlined in the TGA Medicine Label and Packaging Review Consultation paper, version 1.0, May 2012. Comments are encouraged from all members and should be sent to Emma Burchell at by 10 August 2012.

    The Labelling and Packaging call for comment can be retrieved  here

    Appendix 1: Consolidated list of recommendations can be retrieved here

  • 07 Jun 2012 5:22 PM | Anonymous
    Please be advised that the TGA has now completed changes to the ARTG entries of medicines affected by the update to herbal ingredient names and the deactivation of superseded herbal ingredient names was finalised on the 30 May 2012.

    To read more please click here.


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