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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville  Maryland  20857  U.S.A.
Phone: 888-463-6332 or 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332) Fax:

FDA Overview:

The Food and Drug Administration is one of the nation's oldest and most respected consumer protection agencies. This presentation will tell you about FDA's responsibilities, the tools we use to fulfill those responsibilities, and our priorities for improving the way we serve the public.

•Stated most simply, FDA's mission is:
- to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way,
- To monitor products for continued safety after they are in use, and
- To help the public get the accurate, science-based information needed to improve health.

FDA's Mission Statement

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

Key Statistics

Ownership: Private

Web Site: FDA


Company News
Simulations Plus (SLP) Awarded New Cooperative Agreement With FDA 9/3/2015 11:02:25 AM
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Motif Bio plc, Release: FDA Grants Fast Track Designation For Iclaprim 9/3/2015 9:38:31 AM
TetraPhase Pharmaceuticals (TTPH) Release: FDA Grants QIDP Designation And Fast Track Status To TP-271 9/3/2015 7:16:26 AM
Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) Snags FDA Nod for the ARROW® Triple Lumen Pressure Injectable Acute Hemodialysis Catheter 9/3/2015 5:43:06 AM
Eko Devices Release: FDA Clears Next Generation Stethoscope 9/2/2015 1:42:31 PM
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Release: FDA Accepts Supplemental Biologics License Application for Opdivo (nivolumab) in Previously Treated Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients 9/2/2015 11:05:28 AM
Merck & Co. (MRK) Release: FDA Approves Pediatric Indication For EMEND (Aprepitant) Capsules In Combination With Other Antiemetic Agents 9/2/2015 10:40:27 AM
Janssen Biotech Inc. (JNJ) Release: U.S. FDA Approves Update Of SIMPONI ARIA (golimumab for infusion) Label To Include Improvement In Both Physical And Emotional Measures Of Health When Treating Moderately To Severely Active Rheumatoid Arthritis 9/2/2015 7:55:59 AM