Slimming spray struck off TGA register

The TGA said it was delisting the product from the register “because of a failure to comply with requirements of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 relating to the advertising of the product”.

From 1 December it could be an offence to make, sell, import, export or advertise SensaSlim in Australia, the TGA said.

It specified that it was not recalling the product or declaring it unsafe.

Anti-SensaSlim campaigner Dr Ken Harvey, a La Trobe University adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Public Health, welcomed the move but said it was too little too late. He called for greater powers for the TGA to punish offenders and vowed to watch for any sign of SensaSlim being marketed or sold from 1 December.

“It’s a small step in the right direction, but it doesn’t give me any confidence,” Dr Harvey told MO.

“Yes it’s good that the TGA, nine months after my first complaint,