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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.

24 August 2021
Where suitable, TGA inspectors will undertake remote and/or hybrid Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) domestic inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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
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.
31 January 2021
Information for sponsors and manufacturers about pathways for exporting a ventilator from Australia.
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.
31 August 2020
Information for consumers about buying and using hand sanitisers.
3 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.
7 May 2020
Information for hand sanitiser manufacturers, suppliers and advertisers about meeting their regulatory obligations.
17 April 2020
The TGA has been involved in exploring ways to further increase supply of ventilators when and where they are needed

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

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