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Notice of final decisions to amend (or not amend) the current Poisons Standard, May 2020

Scheduling of chemicals and poisons

7 May 2020

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1.6 Paracetamol + ibuprofen

1 Final decisions made pursuant to regulation 42ZCZR - proposals referred to the November 209 Advisory Committee on Medicines Schedule (ACMS #28)

1.6. Final decision in relation to Paracetamol + ibuprofen

Final decision

Pursuant to regulation 42ZCZR of the Regulations, a Delegate of the Secretary has made a final decision to affirm the interim decision and not amend the current Poisons Standard in relation to paracetamol + ibuprofen.

Reasons for the final decision (including findings on material questions of fact)

I confirm the reasons for my final decision to retain the current Schedule 3, Schedule 3 and Schedule 4 entries in relation to paracetamol when in combination with ibuprofen, are as detailed in my interim decision. In making my final decision, I have taken into account the material detailed in the interim decision and have noted that no public submissions were received before the second closing date in response to the call for further submissions published on 6 February 2020 under regulation 42ZCZP of the Regulations.

Summary of public submissions on the interim decision

No public submissions were received in response to the interim decision.

Date of effect of the decision

7 May 2020

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