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TGA presentation: Common mistakes and misconceptions with endotoxin testing, 24 July 2019

Endotoxin testing - Doing the right thing?

26 September 2019


This presentation paper is provided on the TGA's website solely for the purpose of indicating or suggesting what TGA representatives spoke about to the various conferences and seminars to which it relates. The paper is not legislative in nature and should not be taken to be statements of any law or policy in any way.

The Australian Government Department of Health (of which the TGA is a part) advises that (a) the presentation paper should not be relied upon in any way as representing a comprehensive description of regulatory requirements, and (b) cannot guarantee, and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for, the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information contained in the presentation paper.


  • Presented by: Adam Smith, Immunobiology Section, Laboratories Branch
  • Presented at: Seminar Series of the NSW Branch - Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals Special Interest Group (CAPSIG) of the Australian Society for Microbiology
  • Presentation date: 24 July 2019
  • Presentation summary: This is a presentation regarding the TGA role in Endotoxin testing. It includes our role in the past, how that has changed, and some case studies where things could have been done better.