Australian Code of Good Manufacturing Practice for Veterinary Chemical Products - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture agricultural or veterinary chemical products. The code covers the basic principles or core elements of good manufacturing practice and applies to:

  • All sectors of the industry;
  • All types of products; and
  • All sizes of manufacturing plant.

It also describes additional or modified requirements and guidelines for specific sectors of industry, such as manufacturers of:

  • Sterile and immunobiological products;
  • Ectoparasiticides;
  • Premixes; and
  • Supplements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Legal & Compliance Program

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Manufacturing Quality & Licensing
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Legal & Compliance Program

Operating address:
18 Wormald Street
Symonston
Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address:
PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604

Phone:

02 62104899

Fax:

02 62104741

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