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Complementary medicines: Cancellations from the ARTG

3 September 2019

Following a review by the TGA, complementary medicines can be cancelled from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods. These cancellations are made by the Secretary under section 30 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

Where other actions are taken in relation to safety, a link to the TGA's safety alert will be included in the database under 'Further information'.

The reasons for a cancellation are stated in the database below under 'Grounds for cancellation'.

The heading 'Decision status' provides updated information about cancellation decisions, for example information about any decision to revoke a cancellation decision. It will not appear in every entry.

To find out whether a product is currently authorised for supply in Australia, check the ARTG.

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Complementary medicines cancellations

Displaying 126 - 150 of 156

2014

Date of effect: 26 Sep 2014

Newlite Enterprises Pty Ltd

Product: Child Cough & Phlegm Drink

ARTG number: 107390

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(e) of the Act

The goods do not conform to a standard applicable to the goods.

Date of effect: 15 Sep 2014

Body & Health Essentials Pty Ltd

Product: Body & Health Essentials Maxi Organic Red Grapeseed

ARTG number: 213272

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(1C) of the Act

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 requiring it to provided information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 11 Jul 2014

Newlite Enterprises Pty Ltd

Product: Sooth and Comfort Dietary Supplement

ARTG number: 95546

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(2)(b), (ba), (c) & (e)

The goods have changed so they have become separate and distinct from the goods included in the ARTG.

As the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certification made under s.26A(2)(c) was incorrect.

The sponsor failed to comply with a condition of listing under s.28(5)(ab) (that the goods would not be advertised for an indication other than those accepted in the Register).

The goods do not conform to a standard applicable to the goods.

Date of effect: 16 May 2014

Pharmametics Products A Division of Max Biocare Pty Ltd

Product: PM KiddieCal

ARTG number: 170915

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(2)(ba)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product, the certification made by the applicant under s26A(2)(j) was incorrect.

Date of effect: 30 Apr 2014

Newlite Enterprises Pty Ltd

Product: Qianlietong Capsule

ARTG number: 124073

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 30 Apr 2014

Jo Jo International Pty Ltd

Product: Milk Thistle 35000

ARTG number: 211423

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 6 Mar 2014

Arcadian Nutraceuticals Pty Ltd

Product: Recovery e21 Joint Health

ARTG number: 188536

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(2)(e)

The goods did not conform to a standard applicable to the goods as the label did not comply with the Therapeutic Goods Order No. 69 (TGO 69).

Date of effect: 31 Jan 2014

Australian Medicinal Foods Co

Product: Premium Shark Cartilage

ARTG number: 207112

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 31 Jan 2014

Secretlife Biotech Corporation Pty Ltd

Product: Trans - B

ARTG number: 166634

Type of cancellation: Cancelled from the ARTG under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

2013

Date of effect: 23 Dec 2013

Turkmarket

Product: Virility Pills VP-RX

ARTG number: 173280

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(b), s30(2)(ba) and s30(2)(e)

The manufactured medicine is separate and distinct from the medicine included in the ARTG. As the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certification made under s26A(2)(c) was incorrect. The goods also did not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act and did not conform to a standard applicable to the goods.

Date of effect: 18 Nov 2013

Health World Limited

Product: Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 6X 100MG

ARTG number: 197860

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(ba) and s30(2)(e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect. The goods also did not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act.

Internal review by the TGA confirmed cancellation decision.

Date of effect: 18 Nov 2013

Health World Limited

Product: Ethical Nutrients Hi-Strength Q10 Absorb 6X 150 MG

ARTG number: 197703

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(ba) and s30(2)(e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect. The goods also did not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act.

Internal review by the TGA confirmed cancellation decision.

Date of effect: 27 Sep 2013

AusBioMed

Product: TOTALCARE

ARTG number: 177226

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(a) and (ba) and 30(1A)(a)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product, the medicine was not safe for the purposes for which it is to be used and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s26A(2)(b), (c) and (j) were incorrect. The goods were also not eligible for listing as the indication was for the treatment of a condition specified in Part 2 of Appendix 6 to the TGAC (see item 3, Part 1 of Schedule 4 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations).

Date of effect: 16 Aug 2013

Koda International Pty Ltd

Product: GanoMax

ARTG number: 74449

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect.

Date of effect: 5 Jul 2013

Pharmabrand Labs Pty Ltd

Product: Zenacor

ARTG number: 188866

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect. The goods also did not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act.

Date of effect: 2 Jul 2013

ATP Life Pty Ltd

Product: COFFEE SHAPE slimming green coffee

ARTG number: 169719

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 28 Jun 2013

Stop Hair Pty Ltd

Product: Stophair-Hair Inhibiting Spray

ARTG number: 206120

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(1C)

The sponsor failed to comply within the required timeframe with a notice under section 31 of the Act requiring it to provide information about whether the product should have been listed.

Date of effect: 14 Jun 2013

Aurora Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Product: Vitamax Calcium 600mg + Vitamin D

ARTG number: 198616

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(1A)(a) s30(2)(b), (ba) and (c)

The goods: are not eligible for listing as the indication was for the treatment of a condition specified in Part 2 of Appendix 6 to the TGAC (see item 3, Part 1 of Schedule 4 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations); have changed so that they have become separate and distinct from the goods in the ARTG. The sponsor has failed to comply with a condition of listing under s28(5)(ab) (that the goods would not advertise the goods for an indication other than those accepted in the Register). The certification under s26A(2)(c) (that the presentation of the goods is not unacceptable) is incorrect.

Date of effect: 14 Jun 2013

Aurora Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Product: Vitamax Calcium 600mg

ARTG number: 198085

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(1A)(a) and s30(2)(c)

The goods are not eligible for listing as the indication was for the treatment of a condition specified in Part 2 of Appendix 6 to the TGAC (see item 3, Part 1 of Schedule 4 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations). The sponsor has failed to comply with a condition of listing under s28(5)(ab) (that the goods would not advertise the goods for an indication other than those accepted in the Register).

Date of effect: 4 Jun 2013

Shen Neng Herbal Medicines Group Pty Ltd

Product: WU JI BAI FENG WAN Pill vial

ARTG number: 74371

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s30(2)(b) and (e)

The goods: have changed so that they have become separate and distinct from the goods in the ARTG; and do not conform to a standard applicable to the goods.

Date of effect: 17 May 2013

Health World Limited

Product: Inner Health Candex

ARTG number: 177683

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s.30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s.26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect.

The goods do not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act.

Internal review by the TGA confirmed cancellation decision.

Application by the sponsor to AAT for review of the internal review decision withdrawn.

Date of effect: 8 May 2013

Myadec Pty Ltd

Product: Myadec Primetime 50+ Formulation

ARTG number: 181750

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s.30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s.26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect. The goods do not conform to a requirement relating to advertising applicable to the goods under Part 5-1 of the Act.

Date of effect: 4 Apr 2013

Swisse Vitamins Pty Ltd

Product: Swisse Ultiboost Appetite Suppressant

ARTG number: 175898

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s. 30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s.26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect.

Date of effect: 27 Mar 2013

Phytologic Pty Ltd

Product: BLOOMS CURCUMIN 600 PLUS with enhanced BioP absorption

ARTG number: 169976

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under s.30 (2)(ba) and (e) of the Act

As the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certification made by the applicant under s.26A(2)(c) was incorrect. The goods also did not conform to regulatory requirements relating to advertising (paragraph 30(2)(e)).

Internal review by the TGA confirmed cancellation decision.

Application by the sponsor to AAT for review of the internal review decision withdrawn.

Date of effect: 25 Feb 2013

Thinz Pty Ltd

Product: Fat Eliminator

ARTG number: 182848

Type of cancellation: Cancelled under 30(2)(ba) and (e)

As there was insufficient evidence to support the indications for the product and the presentation of the product was unacceptable, the certifications made by the applicant under s.26A(2)(c) and (j) were incorrect (paragraph 30(2)(ba)). The goods also did not conform to regulatory requirements relating to advertising (paragraph 30(2)(e).

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