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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.

9 August 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.
16 May 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.
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
Information relating to face masks and gowns to assist healthcare organisations as they update their operating procedures during the outbreak
9 December 2021
An overview of the regulation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Australia, including face masks, gowns and gloves.
5 November 2021

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

8 September 2021

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

10 August 2021
Guidance to assist manufacturers in choosing appropriate standards and to set out the TGA's expectations for performance testing of respirators, surgical respirators and medical/surgical facemasks, before inclusion on the ARTG.
9 March 2021
Due to the unprecedented pressures COVID-19 has placed on the pharmaceutical industry, sponsors of listed medicines and registered over-the-counter (OTC) and complementary medicines (RCM) are eligible to request consent not to comply with TGO 92 labelling requirements for a limited time.
31 January 2021
What you need to know before you seek to import personal protective equipment (PPE) into Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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