POISONS STANDARD AMENDMENT No. 1 OF 2011
I, IAN STEHLIK, 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 2010 in the manner set out in Schedule 1.
The amendments to the Poisons Standard 2010 as set out in Schedule 1 commence on
1 June 2011.
Delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health and Ageing
Dated this 24th day of May 2011
Schedule 1-Amendments to the Poisons Standard 2010
MEDICINES AND POISONS
AMENDMENT No. 2
Effective Date – 1 June 2011
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part A – AMENDMENTS TO THE SUSMP No. 1 i
Part 4 – The Schedules i
Schedule 2 – New Entry 1
Schedule 4 – New Entries 1
Schedule 4 – Amendments 1
PART 5 - THE APPENDICES 1
Appendix H - Amendments 1
Part B – Information NOTE ii
Part A – AMENDMENTS TO THE SUSMP No. 1
Amendments to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons
The Secretary of 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. 1 (SUSMP1) and recommends that these amendments be adopted by the States and Territories with effect from 1 June 2011 unless otherwise stated.
Part 4 – The Schedules
SCHEDULE 2 – NEW ENTRY
MERCUROCHROME in preparations for external use containing 2 per cent or less of mercurochrome.
SCHEDULE 4 – NEW ENTRIES
MERCUROCHROME except when included in Schedule 2 or 6.
SCHEDULE 4 – AMENDMENTS
DICLOFENAC – Amend entry to read:
(a) when included in Schedule 2 or 3; or
(b) in preparations for dermal use unless:
(i) for the treatment of solar keratosis; or
(ii) containing more than 1 per cent of diclofenac.
Part 5 – The APPENDIces
APPENDIX H – AMENDMENT
PSEUDOEPHEDRINE – Delete entry.
Part B – Information NOTE
Amendments set out in subsection 3(2) of the Poisons Standard 2010 will commence 1 June 2011.