Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you manufacture, sell or provide drugs or poisons. This standard details the recommendation of the National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee regarding the classification of drugs and poisons into schedules for inclusion in the relevant legislation of the States and Territories.

It also includes model provisions about containers and labels, a list of products recommended to be exempt from those provisions, and recommendations about other controls on drugs and poisons.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Pharmaceutical Services

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1971 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 2008 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services
Pharmaceutical Services


Mailing address:
GPO Box 125
Hobart
7001

Phone:

03 6166 0400

Phone:

1300 135 513

Fax:

03 6233 3904
james.galloway@dhhs.tas.gov.au

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