General Requirements for the Labelling of Sterile Therapeutic Goods - Australian Government


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture, research or test sterile therapeutic drugs and devices supplied in Australia for human use. The requirements of this code are specified in the British Pharmacopoeia which constitutes the standard for therapeutic devices that are labelled as sterile or sterilised or otherwise purported to be sterile or sterilised.

The British Pharmacopoeia is the principal standard applying to medicines and other therapeutic goods that are not medical devices. This document provides an authoritative collection of standards for medicinal substances and is an essential reference point for everyone involved in their research, development and manufacture.

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

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health and Aged Care

Therapeutic Goods Administration

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