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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.

25 February 2021
The TGA has issued four infringement notices to Sydney-based company for the alleged unlawful importation of infrared thermometers, rigid strapping tapes and iodine prep pads.
31 January 2021
A list of ventilators that meet minimum requirements and are permitted to be supplied under the COVID-19 Emergency Exemption.
31 January 2021
Information for sponsors and manufacturers about pathways for exporting a ventilator from Australia.
31 January 2021
The TGA has established an expedited recall pathway for faulty or unauthorised COVID-19 devices
31 January 2021
To assist healthcare facilities, the TGA has provided guidance to assist with sourcing additional equipment to treat patients in the event of a shortage of ventilators and other respiratory support devices.
29 January 2021
Two emergency exemptions that were made to facilitate the supply of ventilators and personal protective equipment in Australia during the COVID-19 emergency will cease on 31 January 2021.
28 January 2021
The TGA has issued eight infringement notices to Sydney-based company for allegedly failing to provide information and face mask samples to the TGA when required to do so, and for providing false and misleading information.
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.

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