Buyer beware when considering weight loss products from overseas websites
Many weight loss products purchased from overseas websites are not approved for supply in Australia.
- Weight loss products that promise quick and easy results may seem like an attractive option, but buying unregulated products online from overseas can cause you to seriously risk your health, lose your money and possibly break the law.
- The Internet can offer consumers a convenient way to access therapeutic goods. However, online purchases of medicines or medical devices should be approached with caution.
- The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) urges consumers to steer clear of products containing 'melanotan'