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Poisons Standard Amendment No. 1 of 2014

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No. 1 of 2014 Standards/Other as made
This instrument amends the Poisons Standard 2013.
Administered by: Health
Registered 08 Jan 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2014
Tabled Senate11-Feb-2014
Date of repeal 02 Feb 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Therapeutic Goods Administration

 

 

 

POISONS STANDARD AMENDMENT No. 1 OF 2014

 

I, ANTHONY GILL, a delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health 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 2013 in the manner set out in Schedule 1.

 

The amendment to the Poisons Standard 2013 as set out in Schedule 1 will commence on 1 February 2014.

 

 

(Signed by)

 

 

ANTHONY GILL

Delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health

 

 

Dated this 18th               day of   December 2013

 


Schedule 1-Amendment to the Poisons Standard 2013

 

STANDARD

FOR THE

UNIFORM SCHEDULING

OF

MEDICINES AND POISONS

 

No. 4

 

 

AMENDMENT No. 2

 

 

Effective Date – 1 February 2014


© Commonwealth of Australia 2013

 

ISBN 978-1-74186-075-7 

 

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Published by the Australian Government under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

 

Publication approval number: 10538

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The amendments listed in this document are a result of decisions made by the Secretary of the Department of Health or the Secretary’s Delegate in November 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 http://www.tga.gov.au/industry/scheduling-decisions-final.htm.

 

 

Further inquiries should be directed to:

 

The Secretary

Medicines and Poisons Scheduling Secretariat (MDP88)

Office of Health Protection

Department of Health

GPO Box 9848

CANBERRA  ACT  2601

 

or by email to SMP@health.gov.au

 

Media Liaison Unit

Australian Government Department of Health


Amendments to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons

 

The Secretary of the Department of Health directs that the amendments below be applied to the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons No. 4 and recommends that these amendments be adopted by the States and Territories with effect from 1 February 2014 unless otherwise stated.

 

PART 4 – THE SCHEDULES

 

SCHEDULE 2 – AMENDMENT

 

HYDROQUINONE – Amend entry to read:

 

HYDROQUINONE (excluding monobenzone and alkyl ethers of hydroquinone included in Schedule 4) in preparations for human external therapeutic or cosmetic use containing 2 per cent or less of hydroquinone except:

 

(a)    in hair preparations containing 0.3 per cent or less of hydroquinone; or

 

(b)   in cosmetic nail preparations containing 0.02 per cent or less of hydroquinone.

SCHEDULE 4 – NEW ENTRIES

afatinib dimaleate.

 

DABRAFENIB MESILATE.

 

DOLUTEGRAVIR.

 

LURASIDONE.

 

MIRABEGRON.

 

OCRIPLASMIN.

 

PRADOFLOXACIN.

 

romidepsin.

 

trametinib dimethyl sulfoxide.

 

Trastuzumab emtansine.

 

vEDOLIZUMAB.

 

VORTIOXETINE.

SCHEDULE 4 – AMENDMENTS

ALPRAZOLAM – Delete entry.

 

BUPIVACAINE – Amend entry to read:

 

BUPIVACAINE except when included in Schedule 5.

 

HYDROQUINONE – Amend entry to read:

HYDROQUINONE (other than its alkyl ethers separately specified in this Schedule) in preparations for human therapeutic or cosmetic use except:

 

(a)           when included in Schedule 2; or

 

(b)          in hair preparations containing 0.3 per cent or less of hydroquinone; or

 

(c)           in cosmetic nail preparations containing 0.02 per cent or less of hydroquinone.

 

LIGNOCAINE – Amend entry to read:

 

LIGNOCAINE except:

 

(a)      when included in Schedules 2 or 5;

 

(b)     in dermal preparations containing 2 per cent or less of total local anaesthetic substances per dosage unit; or

 

(c)      in lozenges containing 30 mg or less of total anaesthetic substances per dosage unit

 

 

MONOBENZONE – Amend entry to read:

MONOBENZONE and alkyl ethers of hydroquinone for human therapeutic use or cosmetic use except in cosmetic nail preparations containing 0.02 per cent or less of monobenzone or alkyl ethers of hydroquinone.

 

The following amended entry for tylosin has a delayed implementation date of 1 June 2014.

TYLOSIN – Amend entry to read:

TYLOSIN.

 

SCHEDULE 5 – NEW ENTRIES

BUPIVACAINE in aqueous gel preparations containing 0.5 per cent or less of bupivacaine, for the dermal spray-on treatment of wounds associated with 'mulesing' of sheep.

 

LIGNOCAINE in aqueous gel preparations containing 4.5 per cent or less of lignocaine, for the dermal spray-on treatment of wounds associated with 'mulesing' of sheep.

 

SCHEDULE 5 – AMENDMENTS

3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYL CARBAMATE (Iodocarb) – Amend entry to read:

 

3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYL CARBAMATE (Iodocarb) in preparations containing 10 per cent or less of 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate except:

 

(a)        in aqueous preparations not for cosmetic use containing 10 per cent or less 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate; or

 

(b)        in cosmetic preparations (other than aerosolised preparations) containing 0.1 per cent or less of 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate.

 

DELTAMETHRIN – Amend entry to read:

 

DELTAMETHRIN:

 

(a)    when impregnated in plastic resin strip material containing 4 per cent or less of deltamethrin;

 

(b)   in aqueous preparations containing 5 per cent or less of deltamethrin when no organic solvent other than a glycol is present;

 

(c)    in wettable granular preparations containing 25 per cent or less of deltamethrin when packed in child-resistant packaging each containing 3 grams or less of the formulation;

 

(d)   in water-dispersible tablets each containing 500 mg or less of deltamethrin in child-resistant packaging; or

 

(e)    in other preparations containing 0.5 per cent or less of deltamethrin,

 

except:

 

(a)    in factory prepared mosquito nets containing 1 per cent or less deltamethrin; or

 

(b)   in preparations containing 0.1 per cent or less of deltamethrin.

 

The following amended entry for tylosin has a delayed implementation date of 1 June 2014.

 

TYLOSIN – Delete entry.

 

SCHEDULE 6 – NEW ENTRIES

1,2-benzenediol.

 

The following amended entry for cocoyl glycinate has a delayed implementation date of 1 February 2015.

 

COCOYL GLYCINATE in cosmetic preparations except:

 

(a)    in leave-on preparations containing 5 per cent or less of cocoyl glycinate; or

 

(b)   in wash-off preparations containing 30 per cent or less of cocoyl glycinate and, when containing more than 5 per cent of cocoyl glycinate labelled with a warning to the following effect:

 

            IF IN EYES WASH OUT IMMEDIATELY WITH WATER.

 

HEXYLOXYETHANOL except in preparations containing 10 per cent or less of hexyloxyethanol.

SCHEDULE 6 – AMENDMENTS

3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYL CARBAMATE (Iodocarb) – Amend entry to read:

 

3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYL CARBAMATE (Iodocarb) except:

 

(a)   when included in Schedule 5;

 

(b)   in aqueous preparations not for cosmetic use containing 10 per cent or less of 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate (Iodocarb); or

 

(c)   in cosmetic preparations (other than aerosolised preparations) containing 0.1 per cent or less of 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate. 

 

DELTAMETHRIN – Amend entry to read:

 

DELTAMETHRIN:

 

(a)    in aqueous preparations containing 25 per cent or less of deltamethrin, when no organic solvent, other than 10 per cent or less of a glycol, is present;

 

(b)   in wettable granular preparations containing 25 per cent or less of deltamethrin;

 

(c)    in water-dispersible tablets each containing 500 mg or less of deltamethrin;

 

(d)   in emulsifiable concentrates containing 11 per cent or less of deltamethrin in a solvent containing 40 per cent or less of acetophenone and 45 per cent or less of liquid hydrocarbons; or

                                             

(e)    in other preparations containing 3 per cent or less of deltamethrin,

 

except:

 

(a)    when included in Schedule 5;

 

(b)   in factory prepared mosquito nets containing 1 per cent or less of deltamethrin; or

 

(c)    in preparations containing 0.1 per cent or less of deltamethrin.

 

SCHEDULE 7 – AMENDMENT

DELTAMETHRIN – Amend entry to read:

 

DELTAMETHRIN except:

 

(a)    when included in Schedules 5 or 6; or

 

(b)   in factory prepared mosquito nets containing 1 per cent or less of deltamethrin; or

(c)    in preparations containing 0.1 per cent or less of deltamethrin.

SCHEDULE 8 - NEW ENTRY

ALPRAZOLAM.

 

PART 5 – THE APPENDICES

 

APPENDIX D, PARAGRAPH 5 - NEW ENTRY

BENZODIAZEPINE DERIVATIVES, including those separately specified in Schedule 4 and Schedule 8.

 

APPENDIX E, PART 2 – NEW ENTRIES

______________________________________________________________________________________

POISONS                                                                                  STANDARD STATEMENT

______________________________________________________________________________________

1,2-BENZENEDIOL (CATECHOL)                             A,E1,S1

 

COCOYL GLYCINATE                                               E1

 

HEXYLOXYETHANOL                                              A,G3,E2,S1

 

APPENDIX F, PART 3 – NEW ENTRIES

______________________________________________________________________________________

POISONS                                                                                                 WARNING                       SAFETY

                                                                                                                STATEMENT                    DIRECTION

______________________________________________________________________________________

1,2-BENZENEDIOL (CATECHOL)                             51,59                           1,4,8

 

HEXYLOXYETHANOL                                              2                                  1,4,8

 

APPENDIX I – NEW ENTRY

The Second Schedule

__________________________________________________________________________________

Substance                                                                                                 Proportion

__________________________________________________________________________________

HEXYLOXYETHANOL                                              more than 10 per cent by vol

 

APPENDIX K – NEW ENTRY

LURASIDONE.

INDEX – NEW ENTRY

catechol

        see 1,2-benzenediol

EDITORIAL AMENDMENTS AND ERRATA

 

PART 4 – THE SCHEDULES

 

SCHEDULE 4 – AMENDMENTS

 

BESIFLOXACINE HYDROCHLORIDE – Amend entry to read:

 

BESIFLOXACINE.

 

LOTEPREDNOL ETABONATE – Amend entry to read:

 

LOTEPREDNOL.

 

PASIREOTIDE DIASPARTATE – Amend entry to read:

 

PASIREOTIDE.

 

VILANTEROL TRIFENATATE – Amend entry to read:

 

VILANTEROL

 

PART 5 – THE APPENDICES

 

APPENDIX B, PART 3 – AMENDMENT                                  

BISTRIFLURON – Amend entry to read:

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                                                                                                                                                 REASON                   AREA
                                                                                                       DATE OF                            FOR                          OF
SUBSTANCE                                                                               ENTRY                         LISTING
                     USE

BISTRIFLURON                                                   Feb 2014                       a                 1.2.2