Tech alert: Scheduling consultation – Green Tea Extract; Melatonin 

The TGA has released a Scheduling Consultation on amendments to the Poisons Standard, which includes a proposal for a warning on Green Tea Extract on most consumer products (both therapeutic goods and other goods), and a proposal to make a new Schedule 3 Melatonin entry available for jetlag. The Consultation is open now, closing 29 September 2022.

The proposed amendment for Green Tea Extract not only includes a label warning for medicines and other products for internal use that are available for general sale, but also will change requirements, including transition dates, for any foods or supplements (including sports supplements in liquid, powder, capsule or tablet form) that contain Green Tea Extract due to the influence of the Therapeutic Goods (Declared Goods) Order 2019.

Please read today’s full technical alert for more information and details. 



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