News & Updates

7 February 2022 SAHPRA registered the SAHPRA registered the Comirnaty vaccine from Pfizer Laboratories Pty (Ltd) on 25 January 2022, with conditions. SAHPRA also SAHPRA registered the Covid-19 Vaccine MC Pharma on 31 January 2022, with conditions. SAHPRA is currently also evaluating a number of applications for...

14 January 2022 Embargo: Immediate release Joint Media Statement The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) to help expand the availability of health products, including medical devices, that are safe, efficacious, and of assured quality. SAHPRA,...

7 December 2021 Please note that the SAHPRA office will be closed for the festive season from 12h00 on Friday the 24th of December 2021 and will re-open on Monday the 3rd of January 2022. In case of emergencies kindly contact the respective Senior Managers. Medical Devices and...

30 September 2021 Attention all stakeholders Post Importation Testing Exemptions (PITE) granted due to COVID-19 pandemic Post importation testing exemption approvals granted since March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are extended to March 2022 without further need of an application thereof. Post-Importation Testing Exemptions (PITE) expiring prior to...