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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 2022
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all face masks included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods to ensure the quality and effectiveness of face masks.
27 January 2022
The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of face masks included in the ARTG. This page lists all face masks that have been cancelled from the ARTG during the review.
25 January 2022

A list of self-tests that are approved in Australia

14 January 2022
Important information about the use of COVID-19 point-of-care tests.
14 January 2022
The TGA has issued an infringement notice, totalling $26,640, to Ezy Company Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful importation of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products.
12 January 2022
Answers to frequently asked questions in relation to rapid antigen tests.
21 December 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.

17 December 2021
Information about a TGA post-market review of face masks, including guidance for suppliers and users of face masks.
9 December 2021
An overview of the regulation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia, including face masks, gowns and gloves.
9 December 2021
Information relating to face masks and gowns to assist healthcare organisations as they update their operating procedures during the outbreak

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Department of Health

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

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