Be exceptional.

7 Things You Should Know About Counterfeit S4 Products in Cosmetic Practice

January 17, 2019

7 Things You Should Know About Counterfeit S4 Products in Cosmetic Practice

  1. Only medicines approved by the TGA can be lawfully imported into Australia and medicines cannot be imported from overseas but must come through an authorised prescriber

  2. The maximum civil penalty for individuals is $1.05M and body corporates $10.5M

  3. Additional criminal offences of up to $840 000 can include:
    1. the use of the goods has resulted in, will result in, or is likely to result in harm or  injury to any person
    2. the use of the goods, if the goods were used, would result in, or would be likely to result in, harm or injury to any person 

  4. The FDA has no jurisdiction in Australia and so medications approved by them and not by TGA are illegal

  5. Prescribers must meet their professional obligations (doctors, nurse practitioners & dentists)

  6. Counterfeit medicines are an unknown formulation with potentially life-threatening outcomes

  7. If you are found to be using counterfeit products you may be criminally and civilly charged and subject to professional disciplinary action

WANT TO BE A LAW ABIDING INJECTOR? CLICK HERE FOR MORE

Reference: Baker McKenzie. Importation and Supply of Unapproved Medicines. 27 August 2018.






Also in MEDIA

How to Start a Laser Hair Removal Business from Home: 6 Simple Steps
How to Start a Laser Hair Removal Business from Home: 6 Simple Steps

May 12, 2019

Dreaming of a business is enjoyable and can bring a smile to your face but getting out there and putting a plan into action is far more powerful.

View full article →

Low Level Laser Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions
Low Level Laser Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions

March 11, 2019

Rafael Nadal has it nailed. Low level laser therapy also known as cold laser is increasingly being used for sports injuries, wound healing, pain management and surgical recovery. So how does it work?

View full article →

ARPANSA Advise Consumers that Providers are Obligated to Have a Laser/IPL Safety Certificate
ARPANSA Advise Consumers that Providers are Obligated to Have a Laser/IPL Safety Certificate

February 26, 2019

In long-awaited ARPANSA advice to consumers, they are told that providers have a duty of care to hold and display a current laser/IPL safety certificate 

View full article →