Promoting cosmetic injections to patients

Health professionals who provide cosmetic services using Schedule 4 substances such as botulinum toxin need to tread carefully, the TGA cautions.

Fines apply for publishing or broadcasting an advertisement about these therapeutic goods, with the offence attracting a maximum penalty of $10,800 for an individual and $54,000 for a body corporate, the TGA says.

The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia says it supports the TGA’s stance, pointing out that the