Standard for Labels of Non-Prescription Medicines - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to label non-prescription medicines. You have obligations to label medicines according to the requirements prescribed by the Agency, and compliance with this code should achieve this aim.

The standard requires that you describe label parts from a consumer's perspective, and named to reflect how consumers are likely to use the medicine.

Please note the various codes for medicines, medical devices and chemicals are often amended.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 AG

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Order No. 92 - Standard for labels of non-prescription medicines 2017 AG

Administering agency

Department of Health

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Information Officer

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Department of Health

Mailing address: PO BOX 100
Woden, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: 136 Narrabundah Lane
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Phone: 02 6232 8644
Fax: 02 6203 1605
Email: info@tga.gov.au
Website: Therapeutic Goods Administration (Opens in new window)