Therapeutic Goods Administration

ADIA busts unregulated dental lab product myth

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The perception—albeit entirely incorrect—held in some quarters of the dental community that dental laboratory products are unregulated is being corrected by the Australian Dental Industry Association. “The regulatory standards for dental laboratory products are robust and provide high levels of patient […]

New medical devices tax wipes out tax cut benefit

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Proposals from the Australian Government to impose new cost imposts on suppliers of low-risk medical devices will eliminate the entire benefit of its tax cuts for many small businesses in Australia’s dental industry, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) has stated. […]

ADIA rejects TGA fee proposal

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Proposals to levy a new fee on suppliers of medical devices have been formally rejected by the Australian Dental Industry Association. The new fee has been proposed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for businesses applying to place new low-risk medical devices […]

ADIA welcomes move to cut red tape on dental products

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The Australian Dental Industry Association has given the thumbs up to the introduction of amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth) that cut the red tape imposed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on local manufacturers looking to export—as well as businesses importing—innovative dental […]

Reporting obligations of importers of dental laboratory products

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Importers of dental laboratory products such as dental crows, bridges and veneers are being reminded of their legal obligation to notify the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of their activities. It’s part of a campaign by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), to raise awareness […]

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 […]