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Half-yearly performance reports - July to December 2014

31 March 2015

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Key statistics: July to December 2014

Total products on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG)
Category Number
Biologicals 15
Prescription medicines 14,990
OTC medicines 3419
Listed medicines 12,301
Registered Complementary Medicines 141
Export only medicines 2708
IVDs (including export only IVDs) 1712
Medical Devices (including other therapeutic goods and export only medical devices) 46,821
Total 82,107
Medicines registrations processed by TGA
Type of medicine registration Number
Prescription Medicines
New medicine entries 815
Changes (major and minor) 9070
Cancellations 87
Over-the-counter Medicines
New medicine entries 198
Changes (major and minor) 132
Cancellations 30
Complementary Medicines
New medicine entries 3
Changes (major and minor) 15
Cancellations 37
Medicine listings processed by TGA: January to June 2014
Type of listing processed Number
Medicines for supply in Australia
New medicine entries 1022
Variations 596
Cancellations 370
Medicines for export only
New medicine entries 63
Changes (major and minor) 39
Cancellations 17
Medical devices inclusions processed by TGA: January to June 2014
Medical device inclusions processed Number
Included medical devices
New entries 2863
Cancellations 688
Included medical devices for export
New entries 366
Cancellations 12
Included IVD medical devices
New entries 220
Cancellations 11
Included IVD medical devices for export
New entries 0
Cancellations 0
Other therapeutic goods
New entries 12
Cancellations 33
Other therapeutic goods for export
New entries 0
Cancellations 0
Recall information
Recall level Medicines Devices Biologicals
Recalls to consumer level 1 4 0
Recalls to retail level 10 17 0
Recalls to hospital level 8 270 0
Recalls to wholesale level 3 0 0
Total 22 291 0
Medicines adverse reaction reporting
Incoming medicines adverse reaction reports Number
Hospitals 1205
Companies 4202
General Practitioners 340
Specialists 122
Pharmacists 594
Members of the Public (Consumer) 231
Nurses, dentists, complementary 113
State/Territory Health Department 1048
General list (cause unclear) includes rejected and withdrawn 797
Total 8652
Medical device incident reports
Type of report received Number
User reports 458
Sponsor reports 2593
Total 3051

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