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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.

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24 April 2020
The TGA has issued infringement notices totalling $25,200 to Queensland company CK Surgitech for alleged breaches relating to COVID-19 test kits.
24 April 2020
The TGA has issued two infringement notices to Peter Evans' company totalling $25,200 for alleged breaches of therapeutic goods legislation in relation to the promotion of a 'BioCharger' device.
24 April 2020
Where suitable, TGA inspectors will undertake remote and/or hybrid Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) domestic inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 April 2020
The TGA has been involved in exploring ways to further increase supply of ventilators when and where they are needed
16 April 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are encountering therapeutic goods regulations for the first time. This information explains the labelling requirements for medical devices to help manufacturers and sponsors meet their obligations.
7 April 2020
This new specification details the minimum technical requirements for manufactured invasive ventilators when approved devices are not available during the COVID-19 emergency.
2 April 2020
Information about the steps we are taking to make sure there are enough ventilators to match demand during the COVID-19 pandemic
1 April 2020
COVID-19 tests must be done under the direction of a health professional. The advertising and sale of home tests is prohibited.
31 March 2020
Clarification about the clinical trial process as it relates to COVID-19
27 March 2020
The alleged contraventions relate to the advertising of hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers, not included in the ARTG.

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

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