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Review of the labelling requirements for medicines - Consumer-focused labelling - A way forward?

Consumer-focused labelling - a way forward?

17 April 2002

This paper was released in March 2002 for comment. It remains on this website as a historical reference.

The potential benefits of consumer-focused labelling can only be achieved by a cooperative approach between the TGA, industry and consumers. This paper summarises stakeholder's views and puts forward the TGA's proposals for a consumer-focused approach.

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Contents

  • Executive summary
  • Background to the project
  • The current system
  • Reducing the complexity of the legislation
  • Risk management and the role of the label
  • Improving label effectiveness
  • References
  • Attachment 1. Stakeholder consultation
  • Attachment 2. Summary of stakeholder views on main questions