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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
Guidance for new sponsors in relation to the supply, import, and export of disinfectant products.
26 August 2020
Frequently asked questions for consumers in relation to disinfectant products.
3 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.
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
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
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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