Fines for the illegal supply of dental products to top $10 million

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From 1 July 2017, the maximum penalty for the importation or supply of dental products without first meeting Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) requirements will exceed $1 million for individuals and $10 million for companies in some cases. The peak business […]

Medical device reforms: a huge win for industry

The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has welcomed and strongly endorsed the Australian government’s response to the review of medicines and medical device regulation. “ADIA has been a vocal […]

Don’t get chewed out—Dental laboratory product reporting has changed

A clarification about reporting requirements is hitting the shelves for dental laboratory products. The newly clarified rules include “greater regulatory accountability,” due to a revision of mandatory reporting standards for importers and manufacturers. The requirements, introduced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), will […]