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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.

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
6 November 2020

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

2 October 2020

All applications in relation to COVID-19 are being expedited as a matter of priority (separate to the Priority Review pathway)

31 August 2020
Information for consumers about buying and using hand sanitisers.
26 August 2020
Important information about the use of COVID-19 point-of-care tests.
3 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.
7 May 2020
Information for hand sanitiser manufacturers, suppliers and advertisers about meeting their regulatory obligations.
24 April 2020
Where suitable, TGA inspectors will undertake remote and/or hybrid Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) domestic inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 April 2020
The TGA has been involved in exploring ways to further increase supply of ventilators when and where they are needed
16 April 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are encountering therapeutic goods regulations for the first time. This information explains the labelling requirements for medical devices to help manufacturers and sponsors meet their obligations.

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Email: info@tga.gov.au

Note: we are currently experiencing a high volume of calls and emails. Please bear with us as we try to respond to queries as quickly as possible.

Department of Health

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

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