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Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medical Devices (ACSMD)

Role of the ACSMD

The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medical Devices (ACSMD) is established under Part 6 Division 1DA of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 (the regulations) to advise and make recommendations to the Minister for Health and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on the safety, risk assessment, risk management and performance of medical devices supplied in Australia.

The ACSMD replaces the Medical Device Incident Review Committee (MDIRC), which was a subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on Medical Devices.

In 2017, ACSMD was replaced by the Advisory Committee on Medicines (ACMD).