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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.

26 August 2020
There is significant interest from potential sponsors and manufacturers to understand how disinfectants are regulated and how to supply them
26 August 2020
Frequently asked questions for new sponsors in relation to the supply of disinfectant products.
26 August 2020
Guidance for new sponsors in relation to the supply, import, and export of disinfectant products.
3 August 2020
Information on advertising of products related to COVID-19, GMP information for sponsors and manufacturers and access to coronavirus tests, medicines and vaccines, including medicine shortages
1 July 2020
Pharmacies can return children's paracetamol liquid formulations to front-of-counter, but the one unit limit on sales remains in place.
7 May 2020
Information for hand sanitiser manufacturers, suppliers and advertisers about meeting their regulatory obligations.
7 May 2020
For sponsors and manufacturers wishing to make label claims of efficacy against COVID-19 for products that are either hard surface disinfectants or disinfectants that are medical devices
24 March 2020
Only certain types of specialists will now be able to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to new patients
24 March 2020

A delegate of the Secretary has made a decision to include an amendment to the Schedule 3 entry for salbutamol

19 March 2020
Information for consumers about the limits imposed on the supply of some medicines and medical devices to ensure access for those who need them, including the list of affected products

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

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