Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons - Tasmania


You will need 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 that are 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 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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All The Poisons Standard (the SUSMP) (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Poisons Act 1971 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Poisons Regulations 2018 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chief Pharmacist

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

Department of Health

Mailing address: GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 0400
Fax: 03 6173 0820
Website: Pharmaceutical Services (Opens in new window)