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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.

28 January 2021
An overview of the regulation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia, including face masks, gowns and gloves.
13 January 2021
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all Point of Care and Laboratory tests included in the ARTG, which are intended to identify patients with COVID-19, to ensure they can detect the emerging SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants and remain accurate.
23 December 2020
The TGA has issued an infringement notice to Melbourne-based company Enviro Tech Holdings Pty Ltd for the alleged unlawful importation of surgical face masks in relation to COVID-19.
23 December 2020
The TGA has issued an infringement notice to Brisbane-based company PPE Direct Pty Ltd, trading as Infinity Biotech for the alleged unlawful advertising of a COVID-19 Rapid Test kit under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
18 December 2020
The TGA has issued three infringement notices totalling $7,992 to a Sydney man for the alleged unlawful advertising of a disinfectant and a hand sanitiser in relation to COVID-19.
17 December 2020
The TGA has issued four infringement notices totalling $10,656 to a West Australian man, for alleged unlawful advertising of cannabidiol (CBD).
4 December 2020
Information for sponsors regarding the supply of COVID-19 tests, including advice for those sponsors new to therapeutic goods regulation in Australia
19 November 2020
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $13,320 to Sydney-based company Nafara Australia Pty Ltd (Nafara Australia) for the alleged unlawful importation of medical face masks in relation to COVID-19.
19 November 2020
The TGA has has issued four infringement notices totalling $10,656 to a man from Sydney for the alleged unlawful advertising of hydrogen peroxide and Condy's crystals (potassium permanganate)
19 November 2020
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to a man from Sydney for the alleged unlawful importation of medical face masks in relation to COVID-19.

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