Federal Office for Safety in Health Care in Austria


national authority for medicines, medical devices, blood and tissue. BASG has been entrusted with a large number of tasks in the fields of drug approval, clinical trials of drugs and medical devices, pharmacovigilance and vigilance in the field of medical devices and inspection and is responsible for which drugs are newly approved in Austria. The BASG monitors -  nationally and in concert with the European sister agencies - the medicinal products and medical devices already on the market with regard to their efficacy, any side effects, their production, transport and storage.

  • Abbreviation(s): BASG