GSK And Novartis to $4.5 Million As Fines for Violations of The Australian Consumer Law.

  • May 29, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

ACCC highlighted that the Federal Court has ordered the manufacturers of pain relief product Voltaren Osteo Gel to give $4.5 million in fines for violations of the Australian Consumer Law.

During May 2019, the Federal court acknowledged admissions by Novartis & GSK that they made false or misleading descriptions while marketing the Voltaren Osteo Gel & Voltaren Emulgel pain relief items.

From January 2012 to March 2017, Novartis and then GSK marketed Osteo Gel as being exclusively formulated & more efficient than Emulgel in curing osteoarthritis linked pain & inflammation, even though both the products had same ingredients.



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