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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.

2 August 2021
Information for sponsors regarding the supply of COVID-19 tests, including advice for those sponsors new to therapeutic goods regulation in Australia
29 July 2021
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.
28 July 2021
A list of tests approved for inclusion in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG)
23 July 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to an individual from Canberra, for a breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 in relation to the alleged unlawful advertising of a homoeopathic medicine with COVID-19 claims.
21 July 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.
21 July 2021
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.
2 July 2021
The TGA has issued seven infringement notices totalling $93,240 to Melbourne-based global biopharmaceutical company Starpharma Holdings Limited (Starpharma), for alleged illegal advertising of a nasal spray that is not approved for use in Australia.
10 June 2021
The TGA has issued two infringement notices totalling $26,640 to Sydney company Aidacare Pty Ltd (Aidacare).
9 June 2021
An overview of the regulation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia, including face masks, gowns and gloves.
9 June 2021

Action in relation to non-compliant face masks will be published on the TGA web site

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

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