Legal matters

Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, is a public institution of the Swiss government. It is affiliated to the Federal Department of Home Affairs.

General legal basis

The legal basis of Swissmedic is the Federal Act on Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (Therapeutic Products Act - TPA). This act requires comprehensive enforcement powers. The individual ordinances can be consulted on this site.

Pharmacopoeia

The Pharmacopoeia (official compendium of medicines) contains compulsory quality regulations for pharmaceuticals, excipients and some medical devices.

Contact

Questions regarding legal issues
Swissmedic
Legal Sector
Hallerstrasse 7
CH-3012 Bern
Switzerland

Phone: +41 58 462 02 11
Fax: +41 58 462 02 12

To contact form

To contact form

Pharmacopoeia
Swissmedic
Division Pharmacopoeia
Hallerstrasse 7
P.O. Box
CH-3000 Bern 9
Switzerland  

 

Print contact

https://www.swissmedic.ch/content/swissmedic/en/home/legal/legal-matters.html