Medicines safety

Related information

General information about the safety of medicines and how safety is monitored.

Medicine safety reviews

Please note that prior to 2014 the TGA did not routinely publish final safety reviews on its website.

Medicine safety guidelines

Medicine safety monitoring

Scientific review reports

  • Toxicity of tartrazine
    1 February 2014: The TGA undertook a thorough search of the literature from the 1970s to the present for peer-reviewed publications dealing with the toxicity of tartrazine and consumption of tartrazine and its possible correlation with hyperactivity and behavioural changes