Public consultation on interim decisions to amend the Poisons Standard - ACMS/ACCS/Joint ACMS-ACCS JUNE INTERIM DECISIONS 2022

Closed 24 Nov 2022

Opened 21 Oct 2022


Scheduling amendments referred to expert advisory committee

Please note that there is a separate consultation for interim decisions relating to PSILOCYBINE and MDMA which can be found by clicking the link below: 

This consultation is for interim decisions made in relation to applications and delegate initiated proposals to amend the Poisons Standard, following advice sought at the June 2022 meetings of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS) and the Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS).

The closing date for this consultation is close of business 24 November 2022. All submissions received by the deadline will be considered by the delegate before they make a final decision.

The interim decisions under consultation are detailed in the public notice of interim decisions of June 2022.

Substances in this consultation:

  • Cetirizine
  • Budesonide
  • Apronal (allylisopropylacetylurea)
  • Helional
  • Hydroxypinacolone retinoate
  • Renaming of MDMA and MDA (midomefetamine and tenamfetamine)
  • Dichloromethane
  • Ipflufenoquin

What happens next

All public submissions will be published on the TGA website at Public submissions on scheduling matters, unless marked confidential or indicated otherwise in the submission information (see Privacy and your Personal information).

Public submissions are an important part of the process for amending the Poison Standard, and are published on the TGA website using the consultation hub.  Submissions by the public may not reflect the views of the Department of Health and Aged Care or TGA.  Published submissions should not be taken as being endorsed by the Department or TGA.

Following consideration of public submissions received before the closing date and advice from the expert advisory committees, decisions on the proposed amendments are anticipated to be published as final decisions on the TGA website: Scheduling delegate's final decisions  at a later date.


  • HPRG (TGA) Staff


  • Policy Development