For over 20 years we have been providing expert regulatory and technical advice for companies with products going into markets in Australia, New Zealand and USA.

We provide regulatory advice for

  • Complementary medicines ( or 'dietary supplements')
  • Foods
  • Cosmetics, personal hygiene and domestic cleaning products
  • Medical devices

Our in-house technical team all have university qualifications in relevant disciplines including science, botanic medicine, human nutrition and marketing.

Our team of specialists will:

  • Review your existing formulations for compliance
  • Search for suitable information to support your product's claims
  • Determine what you can say on your promotional material, including websites, labelling and packaging, and in media advertising
  • Prepare applications to Government agencies including health and quarantine departments

With our strong international links, we can also help companies wishing to export from Australia to key markets around the world.

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Our in-house technical team all have university qualifications in relevant disciplines including science, botanic medicine, human nutrition and marketing. 

Our team of specialists will:

RFA Breaking News

Complementary medicines – foods - cosmetics

Robert Forbes & Associates, T/A RFA Regulatory Affairs will be closing its office over the Christmas break on the following dates: Closed Friday 23rd December 2016 and reopening on Tuesday…

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Special Report:

Codeine Medicines No Longer OTC and Will Soon be Prescription Only The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recently announced that after a lengthy consultation and evaluation process all codeine based medicines…

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MEDICINES:

Illegal Drugs Being Sold Openly In Some Australian Grocery Shops A pill originally marketed as “Indian Viagra” and containing Opium is being openly sold in South Asian grocery stores in…

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COSMETICS & Personal care:

Australian Labelling Requirements for Hazardous Chemicals in the Supply Chain Chemicals manufactured or imported before 1 January 2017 can continue to be supplied without needing to meet the labelling requirements…

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FOODS:

ACCC Acts on ‘Oregano’ Misrepresentations The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted court enforceable undertakings from ALDI Foods Pty Limited (Aldi) and Monde Nissin (Australia) Pty Ltd trading as…

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Marketing News:

China Infant Formula Uncertainty Claims Another Victim: Murray Goulburn and Mead Johnson Deal Scrapped Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn and Mead Johnson Nutrition have scrapped an agreement signed in March…

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