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


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture agricultural or veterinary chemical products and apply for a manufacturing licence.

The code covers the basic principles of good manufacturing practice and applies to:

  • all sectors of the industry
  • all types of products
  • all sizes of manufacturing plant.

Overseas manufacturers also need to prove that they meet this code.

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

  • sterile and immunobiological products
  • antiparasitic drugs
  • premixes
  • supplements.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Legal and Compliance Program

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