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.

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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

Department of Health and Human Services
Pharmaceutical Services

Mailing address:
GPO Box 125


03 6166 0400


1300 135 513


03 6233 3904


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