November 4, 2019

How NZ and Aust Are Handling Changes To The GHS

Stellina Popplewell New Zealand At Consultation Stage Your views are sought on the EPA’s proposal to update the current classification framework for hazardous substances to the […]
October 10, 2019

Is your ‘Approved’ source of active constituent still Approved?

Dr Sharon Gossage Each source (manufacturing site) of an active constituent must be separately approved by the APVMA.  There are some active constituents exempted from the […]
September 23, 2019

Storage Stability Data In Veterinary Chemical Products

Veterinary chemical products can undergo physical, chemical and microbiological changes on storage. The rate at which these changes can occur depends on the nature of the active constituent(s), the formulation composition, the formulation type, the packaging and, most notably, the storage conditions (temperature, light and humidity).
August 19, 2019

Requirements for Listing Complimentary Medicines on the ARTG

Complementary Medicines (including vitamin, minerals, herbal medicines and homeopathic preparations) in Australia are regulated by the Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) and must adhere to certain regulatory […]
July 25, 2019

Are Your Complementary Medicine Products Compliant?

By Zsuzsanna Sipos The TGA was established to safeguard and enhance the health of Australians through effective and timely regulation of therapeutic goods. It does this […]
July 3, 2019

Storage Stability Data In Agricultural Chemical Products

Dr Yasser Sokeirik Agricultural chemical products can undergo chemical and physical changes on storage. When registering products in Australia the APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines […]
June 25, 2019

You Need To Act Now On Permitted Indications

by Zsuzsanna Sipos The TGA implemented a new regulatory framework for complementary medicines in 2018, to take full effect in 2021.  The new framework applies to […]
May 8, 2019

Product Sales For Agricultural and Vet Med Products 2017-2018

Gavin Hall The APVMA has released Australian sales figures for 2017-18. Highlights are: Sales figures creep over $3 billion for all Pesticides. Vet meds just over […]
April 24, 2019

What Happens If We Ban Glyphosate

PG Economics Limited Press Release 25th March 2019: Dorchester, UK Asian farmers could see annual weed control costs increase by $1.4 to $1.9 billion due to […]
March 20, 2019

Assessment of multiple pesticides in food

Dr Yasser Sokeirik The occurrence of multiple residues of pesticides in food keeps causing concern in the perception of the general public. What is missing though […]
February 19, 2019

Listed Vs Regulated Medicines

Sourced from TGA Website Listed medicines (AUST L) are usually considered to be relatively benign, so the regulations allow for sponsors to ‘self assess’ their products […]
January 18, 2019

Change To EU Pesticide Approval Procedure

Roadmap for insect pollinator risk assessment in Australia