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CMEC Meeting 24, 1 December 2000

Complementary Medicines Evaluation Committee

1 December 2000

Extracted ratified minutes

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Public recommendation summary

This summary has been posted immediately after the CMEC meeting to give quick advice of the recommendations made by CMEC to the TGA. This summary does not represent the decisions of TGA. Reasons underlying these recommendations will be available after Members ratify the Minutes at the next CMEC meeting.

Item 2 Minutes of the 23rd meeting of CMEC

Recommendation 24.1

CMEC confirms that the draft Minutes of its previous meeting (CMEC 23, 13 October 2000), as amended, are a true and accurate record of that previous meeting.

Item 3 Guidelines on levels and kinds of evidence to support claims for therapeutic goods ('Guidelines') and proposed warning statements for coded indications

Recommendation 24.2

CMEC recommended the adoption of a series of coded warning statements associated with coded indications used in the Electronic Lodgement Facility.

Important note: The TGA will undertake stakeholder consultation before progressing this matter.

Item 6.1 Conjugated linoleic acid 75%

Recommendation 24.3

CMEC recommends to the TGA that conjugated linoleic acid 75% is not suitable for use as an active or excipient ingredient in listable therapeutic goods as there is insufficient evidence of its long-term safety for human use, particularly that associated with the trans-10, cis-12 form of linoleic acid.

Item 6.2 Calcium lactate gluconate

Recommendation 24.4

CMEC recommends to the TGA that calcium lactate gluconate is suitable for use as an active ingredient in listable therapeutic goods.

Item 8 Registration applications

Recommendation 24.5

CMEC recommended a product for registration.

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