You are here

Reporting medicine shortages and discontinuations in Australia - Guidance for sponsors

16 June 2021
Download Reporting medicine shortages and discontinuations in Australia - Guidance for sponsors

Description

This guidance is for sponsors of reportable medicines, which include:

‘Reportable medicines’ are defined in the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act), see section 30EH.

This guidance describes the mandatory requirements for reporting current and anticipated reportable medicine shortages and discontinuations in Australia.

  • About this guidance
  • Reporting a shortage to the TGA
  • Medicine shortages and discontinuations
  • Mandatory reporting timeframes
  • Impact ratings
  • Completing the shortage notification form
  • Submitting a shortage notification
  • Publication of shortages on the TGA website
  • Communication of shortages
  • Case studies
  • Version history

We aim to provide documents in an accessible format. If you are having problems using a document with your accessibility tools, please contact us for help.