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Tamper-evident packaging guideline

22 December 2000

Tamper-evident packaging of therapeutic goods that may be vulnerable to tampering (either deliberate or accidental) is important in ensuring consumer safety and the integrity of the goods. Tamper-evident packaging increases the likelihood that consumers will recognise products that have been tampered with.

The Guideline for the Tamper-Evident Packaging of Medicines, Complementary Healthcare Products and Medical Devices has been superseded by Code of practice for the tamper-evident packaging (TEP) of therapeutic goods (Edition 1, June 2003).

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