Standard for Tablets and Capsules - Australian Government


You must comply with this standard if you are involved in the manufacture of therapeutic or medicinal products that are sold in tablet or capsule form.

Please note that you are exempt from complying with this standard if you are only involved in the manufacture of either:

  • medicines intended solely for export from Australia
  • radio-pharmaceuticals (pharmaceutical products that contain radioactive substances).

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

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

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Information Officer, Office of Manufacturing Quality

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Department of Health

Operating address: 136 Narrabundah Lane
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Phone: 02 6221 6881
Phone: 1800 446 443
Fax: 02 6232 8426
Website: Therapeutic Goods Administration (Opens in new window)