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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.

8 September 2021

This page compiles all of our resources related to face masks and COVID-19.

31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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
Guidance to help determine when a face mask is a medical device and therefore must be included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).
10 July 2020
The TGA has granted provisional approval to remdesivir ("Veklury", Gilead Sciences Pty Ltd) as the first treatment option for 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

Further information

Contact TGA Info

Tel: 1800 020 653
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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