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Stay up to date with our latest news, media coverages, interviews and announcements on SAHPRA TV.

Safety alerts

Medicine safety alert: new restrictions on the use of gamma benzene hexachloride (lindane) – containing shampoos

May 2009

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to the correct route of administration of Rotarix vaccine.

March 2008

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to new prescribing information for promethazine.

September 2007

MSA Ketoconazole And Domperidone

MEDICINE SAFETY ALERT: INTERACTION BETWEEN KETOCONAZOLE AND DOMPERIDONE AND THE RISK OF QT PROLONGATION
March 2008

PRODUCT RECALLS

Procter & Gamble South African Trading (Pty) Ltd, in consultation with the Medicines Control Council, wishes to alert the public that a small amount of counterfeit Vicks…
10 February 2017
This recall is initiated as a result of product quality complaint logged with Aspen Pharmacare due to the discloration of Lethyl 30 mg tablets
31 July 2015
Following a customer complaint, we have identified the vitamin premix used in the manufacture of the affected product and batches contain additional vitamins and minerals
October 25, 2019
Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd, in consultation withe Medicine Control Council, is recalling the following batches of BENYLIN® products
1 July 2015

Publications

ANNUAL REPORT

The annual report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines on the annual report as issued by the National Treasury.
2018/19

Cannabis and related substances A5 final

CANNABIS AND RELATED SUBSTANCES
25 October 2019

Registrations of Medicines

NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION OF MEDICINES BY THE ACTING CEO OF SAHPRA IN TERMS OF SECTION 17 OF THE MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, 1965 (ACT 101 OF 1965)
October 2019

THC and CBD Information page

SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS

3 months ago
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New office space! SAHPRA Reception area.
2nd Floor, Building A, Loftus Office Park.
Arcadia, Pretoria

3 months ago
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SAHPRA Relocates to Loftus Office Park

New Address : Building A
Loftus Park
416 Kirkness Street
Arcadia
Pretoria

Please bear in mind that we are still working remotely.

3 months ago
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Vacancies!!!Vacancies!!!

4 months ago

Health Products Registration: Central to the fight against COVID-19

4 months ago

Our website encountered a technical glitch and we lost some data. This has been rectified.

4 months ago

The SAHPRA website is currently under maintenance. Our IT teams is working on getting it up again

4 months ago
COVID-19: First antibody test gets green light in SA, but use will be limited • Spotlight

https://www.spotlightnsp.co.za/2020/07/09/covid-19-first-antibody-test-gets-green-light-in-sa-but-use-will-be-limited/

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has approved its first COVID-19 antibody test amid criticism that it is too slow and too cautious in approving applications for the registration ... See more

5 months ago
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Modified Infographics

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SPOTLIGHT on #vaccines. Before any vaccines can be delivered to priority populations—or marketed through the priv sector—their use must be authorised by @SAHPRA1.
https://www.news24.com/citypress/news/covid-19-how-vaccine-registration-will-work-in-sa-20201123

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