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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.

21 May 2020
The TGA has issued fifteen infringement notices totalling $37,800 to a doctor in Perth, including alleged unlawful advertising of therapeutic goods in relation to COVID-19.
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 April 2020
The TGA has issued two infringement notices to Peter Evans' company totalling $25,200 for alleged breaches of therapeutic goods legislation in relation to the promotion of a 'BioCharger' device.
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.
7 April 2020
This new specification details the minimum technical requirements for manufactured invasive ventilators when approved devices are not available during the COVID-19 emergency.
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
27 March 2020
The alleged contraventions relate to the advertising of hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers, not included in the ARTG.
24 March 2020
Certain medical devices for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 will be exempt from various provisions of the therapeutic goods act to facilitate necessary access

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

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