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


You may be required 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 or core elements of good manufacturing practice and applies to:

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

Oversea manufacturers also need to prove that they meet this code. It also describes additional or modified requirements and guidelines for specific sectors of industry, such as manufacturers of:

  • sterile and immunobiological products
  • ectoparasiticides
  • premixes
  • 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 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.

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Legal and Compliance Program

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Manufacturing Quality & Licensing

Legal and Compliance Program

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Operating address: 18 Wormald Street
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address: PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604
Phone: 02 6210 4899
Fax: 02 6210 4741