Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
Therapeutic Goods (Listing) Notice 2011 (No. 2)
I, ROHAN HAMMETT, National Manager, Therapeutic Goods Administration, delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing for the purposes of subsection 9A(5) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) and acting under that provision, require the following therapeutic goods to be included in the part of the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (the Register) for listed goods:
· preparations, for the purpose of Item 3, Part 1 of Schedule 4 to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 (the Regulations), that contain ‘deer velvet antler powder’ and ‘deer velvet antler slice’ as the therapeutically active ingredient, subject to the following conditions:
(i) the preparations are for oral use only;
(ii) the antlers (including the velvet) are sourced only from red deer (Cervus elaphus), elk/wapiti (Cervus canadensis), or a crossbreed of these species;
(iii) the deer are sourced only from farmed stock bred and raised in New Zealand;
(iv) the deer are sourced only from herds farmed for food in accordance with the Animal Products Act 1999 (New Zealand) and the regulations made under that Act; and
(v) the antlers are removed from the deer only according to the Animal Welfare Act 1999 (New Zealand) and the regulations made under that Act.
This Notice commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
Pursuant to subsection 9A(6) of the Act this Notice ceases to have effect on the day that amendments to the Regulations come into effect to require inclusion of the therapeutic goods listed in this Notice in the part of the Register for listed goods.
Dated this 30 day of September 2011
Delegate of the Minister for Health and Ageing