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This order establishes a ministerial standard for therapeutic goods that are menstrual tampons. The order specifies the minimum requirements for the safety and quality of tampons.
Administered by: Health
Registered 27 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
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Therapeutic Goods (Standard for Tampons) (TGO 103) Order 2019

I, Miranda Lauman, as delegate of the Minister for Health, make the following order.

Dated 26 March 2019

Miranda Lauman

Assistant Secretary

Medical Devices Branch

Health Products Regulation Group

Department of Health

 

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Standard................................................................................................................................... 2

6  Requirements............................................................................................................................ 2

7  Repeals..................................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     3

Therapeutic Goods Order No.82 – Standard for Tampons - Menstrual                                      3

 


1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Therapeutic Goods (Standard for Tampons) (TGO 103) Order 2019.

             (2)  This instrument may also be cited as TGO 103.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

31 March 2019.

31 March 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 10 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in subsection 3(1) of the Act, including the following:

(a)    label;

(b)    sponsor;

(c)    therapeutic goods.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

Australian Standard means the Australian Standard AS 2869-2008 Tampons-Menstrual, published by, or on behalf of, Standards Australia, as in force or existing immediately before the commencement of this instrument.

Note:          The Australian Standard is published on the SAI Global Limited website.

tampons means therapeutic goods that are menstrual tampons.

Standard

          This instrument constitutes a standard for tampons.

6  Requirements

          The requirements in relation to tampons are:

              (a)   those requirements specified in the Australian Standard; and

(b)   the requirement that the label of the tampons must include the name and address of the manufacturer or sponsor of the tampons.

7  Repeals

Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule.


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Note:       See section 7.

Therapeutic Goods Order No. 82 – Standard for Tampons – Menstrual

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.