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The TGA blog looks at current issues around the safety and quality of health products in Australia.

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  • Making therapeutic goods safer for everyone

    Making therapeutic goods safer for everyone

    One of the key functions of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is to closely monitor the safety of therapeutic goods. But to properly monitor safety, we need everyone to report any side effects and problems they have.
  • How sunscreens are regulated in Australia to be effective and safe

    There has been a lot of discussion about sunscreen recently. All sunscreens that have a primary purpose of protecting against UV radiation are regulated by the TGA. They must be included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) to be lawfully supplied in Australia
  • Do you know what the TGA does and doesn't regulate?

    If you have ever taken medicines, received an implant, had a blood transfusion or been given a vaccine, the TGA regulates those products. Did you know that the TGA also regulates some common products you’ll find in your local supermarket or health store?

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