Standards for Potassium Chloride, Hydrocortisone Acetate Cream and Hydrocortisone Acetate Ointment - Australian Government


You must comply with this standard if you are involved in the preparation, compounding or manufacture of either:

  • potassium Chloride
  • hydrocortisone acetate cream
  • hydrocortisone acetate ointment.

For you to be required to comply with the standard the preparation or compound must be intended for therapeutic application.

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

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 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Contact details

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Therapeutic Goods Administration

Department of Health

Operating address: 136 Narrabundah Lane
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address: PO BOX 100
Woden, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Toll Free: 1800 020 653
Website: Therapeutic Goods Administration (Opens in new window)