Poisons Standard Amendment No. 1 of 2013

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POISONS STANDARD AMENDMENT No. 1 OF 2013
 
I, ANTHONY GILL, a delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health and Ageing for the purposes of paragraph 52D(2)(a) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) and acting in accordance with the Secretary’s power under that paragraph of the Act, hereby amend the Poisons Standard 2012 in the manner set out in Schedule 1.
 
The amendments to the Poisons Standard 2012 as set out in Schedule 1 commence on 1 May 2013.
 
 
(Signed by)
 
ANTHONY GILL
Delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health and Ageing
 
 
Dated this 14th            day of March 2013
 
 
Schedule 1-Amendments to the Poisons Standard 2012
 
 
 
STANDARD
FOR THE
UNIFORM SCHEDULING
OF
MEDICINES AND POISONS
 
No. 3
 
 
 
AMENDMENT No. 5
 
Effective Date – 1 May 2013
ISBN: 978-1-74241-893-3
 
© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
 
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Published by the Australian Government.
 
Publications approval number: 10085
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The amendments listed in this document are a result of decisions made by a delegate of the Department of Health and Ageing in November 2012 and in February and March 2013.  The basis of these amendments can be found in the ‘Reasons for scheduling delegate’s final decisions’, which can be accessed from the TGA website at www.tga.gov.au/industry/scheduling-decisions.htm.
 
Further inquiries should be directed to:
 
The Secretary
Medicines and Poisons Scheduling Secretariat (MDP88)
Office of Health Protection
Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
CANBERRA  ACT  2601
 
or by email:  SMP@health.gov.au
 
Media Liaison Unit
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
 
Amendments to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
The Secretary to the Department of Health and Ageing directs that the amendments below be applied to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons No. 3 (SUSMP 3) and recommends that these amendments be adopted by the states and territories with effect from 1 May 2013. 
 
PART 4 – THE SCHEDULES
 
SCHEDULE 2 – AMENDMENT
 
DICLOFENAC – Amend entry to read:
 
DICLOFENAC when:
 
(a)                in divided preparations for oral use containing 12.5 mg or less of diclofenac per dosage unit in a pack containing 20 or less dosage units and labelled with a recommended daily dose of 75 mg or less of diclofenac;
 
(b)                in preparations for dermal use containing 4 per cent or less of diclofenac except in preparations for dermal use containing 1 per cent or less of diclofenac or for the treatment of solar keratosis; or
 
(c)                in transdermal preparations for topical use containing 140 mg or less of diclofenac.
 
SCHEDULE 3 – NEW ENTRY
 
VITAMIN D for human internal therapeutic use in preparations containing 175 micrograms or less of vitamin D per recommended single weekly dose except in preparations containing 25 micrograms or less of vitamin D per recommended daily dose. 
 
SCHEDULE 4 – NEW ENTRIES
 
ALOGLIPTIN.
 
BESIFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE.
 
CANAGLIFLOZIN.
 
CROFELEMER.
 
DIMETHYL FUMARATE.
 
ENOBOSARM.
 
IVACAFTOR.
MICAFUNGIN.
 
OLODATEROL.
 
PASIREOTIDE.
 
PASIREOTIDE DIASPARTATE.
 
PRUCALOPRIDE.
 
RETAPAMULIN.
 
RETIGABINE.
 
#SELECTIVE ANDROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS (SARM).
 
TERIFLUNOMIDE.
 
TILDIPIROSIN.
 
VILANTEROL.
 
VILANTEROL TRIFENATATE.
 
SCHEDULE 4 – AMENDMENT
 
VITAMIN D – Amend entry to read:
 
VITAMIN D for human internal therapeutic use except:
 
(a)                in preparations containing 25 micrograms or less of vitamin D per recommended daily dose ; or
 
(b)        when included in Schedule 3.
 
SCHEDULE 5 – NEW ENTRY
 
CYANTRANILIPROLE.
 
SCHEDULE 6 – NEW ENTRY
 
THYMOL when packed and labelled for the control of Varroa mites in bee hives.
 
PART 5 – THE APPENDICES
 
Appendix C – New entries
 
CARBAMIDE PEROXIDE (excluding its salts and derivatives) in teeth whitening preparations containing more than 18 per cent of carbamide peroxide except in preparations manufactured for, and supplied solely by, registered dental practitioners as part of their dental practice.
 
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE (excluding its salts and derivatives) in teeth whitening preparations containing more than 6 per cent (20 volume) of hydrogen peroxide except in preparations manufactured for and supplied solely by registered dental practitioners as part of their dental practice.
 
Appendix D, PARAGRAPH 5 – New entrY
 
SELECTIVE ANDROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS (SARM), including those separately specified in Schedule 4.
 
APPENDIX F, PART 3 – NEW ENTRY
 
Poison                                                             Warning statement
Teriflunomide                                                 7, 62, 87
 
APPENDIX K – NEW ENTRY
 
RETIGABINE
 
APPENDIX L – NEW ENTRY
 
Column 1                                                       Column 2
Substance                                                       Warning statement
Teriflunomide.                                                7, 62 and 87
 
EDITORIAL AMENDMENTS AND ERRATA
 
PART 4 – THE SCHEDULES
 
SCHEDULE 2 - AMENDMENT
 
FEXOFENADINE – Amend entry to read:
 
FEXOFENADINE in preparations for oral use except in divided preparations for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 years of age and over when:
 
(a)                in a primary pack containing 10 dosage units or less and not more than 5 days’ supply; and
 
(b)                labelled with a recommended daily dose not exceeding 120 mg of fexofenadine.
 
SCHEDULE 4 - AMENDMENTS
 
FEXOFENADINE – Amend entry to read:
 
FEXOFENADINE except:
 
(a)        when included in Schedule 2; or
 
(b)        in divided preparations for oral use for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 years of age and over when:
 
(i)        in a primary pack containing 10 dosage units or less and not more than 5 days’ supply; and
 
(ii)       labelled with a recommended daily dose not exceeding 120 mg of fexofenadine.
 
FORMOTEROL – Amend entry to read:
 
EFORMOTEROL.
 
 
PART 5 – THE APPENDICES
 
APPENDIX L – amendments
 
Column 1                                                       Column 2
Substance                                                       Warning statement
 
Acitretin – Amend entry to read:
Acitretin:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Adapalene – Amend entry to read:
Adapalene:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Ambrisentan – Amend entry to read:
Ambrisentan                                                    7, 62 and 76
 
Bexarotene – Amend entry to read:
Bexarotene:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Bosentan – Amend entry to read:
Bosentan                                                         7, 62 and 76
 
Etretinate – Amend entry to read:
Etretinate:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
 
Appendix L – Amendments (continued)
Column 1                                                       Column 2
Substance                                                       Warning statement
Isotretinoin – Amend entry to read:
Isotretinoin:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Leflunomide – Amend entry to read:
Leflunomide                                                   7, 62 and 76
 
Lenalidomide – Amend entry to read:
Lenalidomide:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Sitaxentan – Amend entry to read:
Sitaxentan                                                       7, 62 and 76
 
Thalidomide – Amend entry to read:
Thalidomide:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77
 
Tretinoin – Amend entry to read:
Tretinoin:
(i)                 for oral use.                                   7, 62 and 76
(ii)               for topical use.                              62 and 77