Dietary Supplements Regulations 1985

2A Meaning of dietary supplement

(1)

In these regulations, dietary supplement means something to which subclauses (2) to (6) apply.

(2)

It is an amino acid, edible substance, herb, mineral, synthetic nutrient, or vitamin.

(3)

It is sold by itself or in a mixture.

(4)

It is sold in a controlled dosage form as a liquid, powder, or tablet (which might be described on the label as a cachet, capsule, lozenge, or pastille instead of as a tablet).

(5)

It is intended to be ingested orally.

(6)

It is intended to supplement the amount of the amino acid, edible substance, herb, mineral, synthetic nutrient, or vitamin normally derived from food.

Regulation 2A: inserted, on 31 March 2010, by regulation 5 of the Dietary Supplements Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/5).