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Complementary medicines regulatory decisions and notices (archived)

The information in this section includes regulatory decisions and notices about the regulation of complementary medicines. This information is over 5 years old, revoked or superseded.

2014 2012 2011 2010 2007 2005 2004 2001

2014

  • Complementary medicines reforms
    25 June 2014: Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has undertaken a series of reforms to complementary medicines to improve community confidence in the safety and quality of these medicines.

2012

2011

2010

2007

  • Serenoa serrulata (renaming)
    16 January 2007: The TGA Herbal Ingredient Names Committee considered the naming of Serenoa serrulata at its 28th meeting.

2005

  • Hydroxycitrate complex (update)
    31 May 2005 : The compositional guideline for hydroxycitric acid and hydroxycitrates derived from Garcinia quaesita has been revised by the TGA.
  • Codex
    10 May 2005: The proposed Codex Guidelines on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements will NOT apply in Australia and will have NO IMPACT on the way these types of products are regulated in Australia

2004

2001

  • SAMe ((S)-S-adenosylmethionine)
    17 July 2001: Subregulation 9(2) gazette notice relating to the substances (S)-S-adenosylmethionine and ademetionine (also known as 'SAMe')