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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.

5 November 2021

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

31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 January 2021
Guidance to help determine when a face mask is a medical device and therefore must be included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).
26 August 2020
We have identified disinfectants as being critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19. This information provides advice on how to use disinfectants properly
26 August 2020
Frequently asked questions for consumers in relation to disinfectant products.
26 August 2020
Dental board practitioners who are registered specialists in oral medicine have now been added to the list of specialist health practitioners who are permitted to initiate treatment using hydroxychloroquine
8 May 2020
Consumers should be alert to misleading claims made online about Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS). The TGA has not approved MMS for use to treat, cure, prevent or alleviate any disease or condition.
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
28 April 2020
Advice for faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) providers on safety protections related to COVID-19.
2 April 2020
Information about the steps we are taking to make sure there are enough ventilators to match demand during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

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