Welcome to the BSCAA September 2020 newsletter.
There has been a lot of social media advertising of COVID-19 cleaning with some extraordinary claims. BSCAA has been approached concerning the viability of these claims. I would encourage BSCAA members to read the below regarding advertising guidelines and other useful links to assist with compliance when advertising COVID-19 cleaning.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is part of the Australian Government Department of Health and is responsible for regulating therapeutic goods.
Many of these products, such as kitchen cleaners, floor cleaners, general surface cleaners, etc., are both cleaners and disinfectants and are regulated by the TGA. Products such as antibacterial handwashes, are both cleaners and antiseptics and are also regulated by the TGA.
The TGA is responsible for regulating the supply, import, export, manufacturing and advertising of therapeutic goods. The Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) contains therapeutic goods that can be lawfully supplied in Australia.
Advertising guidelines, click here;
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