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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information on medicines and medical devices

The TGA is publishing the latest information about medicines and medical devices as it relates to COVID-19 on this page.

Please read the information below before contacting the TGA to see if your question is already answered.

16 May 2022
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all face masks included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods to ensure the quality and effectiveness of face masks.
3 May 2022
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of face masks included in the ARTG. This page lists all face masks that have been cancelled from the ARTG during the review.
17 December 2021
Information about a TGA post-market review of face masks, including guidance for suppliers and users of face masks.
9 December 2021
An overview of the regulation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia, including face masks, gowns and gloves.
5 November 2021

Action in relation to non-compliant face masks will be published on the TGA web site

8 September 2021

This page compiles all of our resources related to face masks and COVID-19.

10 August 2021
Guidance to assist manufacturers in choosing appropriate standards and to set out the TGA's expectations for performance testing of respirators, surgical respirators and medical/surgical facemasks, before inclusion on the ARTG.
9 March 2021
Due to the unprecedented pressures COVID-19 has placed on the pharmaceutical industry, sponsors of listed medicines and registered over-the-counter (OTC) and complementary medicines (RCM) are eligible to request consent not to comply with TGO 92 labelling requirements for a limited time.
31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 January 2021
Two emergency exemptions that were made to facilitate the supply of ventilators and personal protective equipment in Australia during the COVID-19 emergency will cease on 31 January 2021.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert — for information and advice not specific to therapeutic goods.

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