eBay Australia has updated its prescription and Over-the-Counter (OTC) medication policy which will go into effect on 19 October 2022.
These changes will help sellers with current listings in the Over-the-Counter Medications & Treatments ensure they remain compliant with Australian regulations while providing confidence to buyers to purchase medications on eBay.
Changes to the Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication Policy include:
- Only Australian business sellers will be allowed to list Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications.
- Selling pharmacy medicine on eBay will now be allowed, but only by pharmacists that have been pre-approved by eBay under the new Pharmaceutical Policy.
- When sellers list medications, the relevant Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) number (AUST R or AUST L) must be provided and clearly displayed.
- Complementary Medicines listings must also include the relevant Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) number (AUST R or AUST L).
Australian sellers that list in the Read the Over-the-Counter Medications & Treatments category should read over eBay’s updated OTC Medications & Treatments Policy.
eBay Australia To Remove Private OTC Medication Listings
Beginning 19 October 2022, private sellers will no longer be allowed to list OTC medication and all listings will be automatically removed by eBay, including listings that were launched prior to this date.
If you liked this article and would like to engage with other small business entrepreneurs selling on marketplaces, join our . You can also find us on , , , and or sign up for our newsletter below.
SIGN UP. BE INSPIRED. GROW YOUR BUSINESS.
We do not sell your information. You can unsubscribe at any time.