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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
FDA Licenses Eight New Quotient Limited (QTNTU) Reagent Products For Sale In The U.S. 3/24/2017 8:44:15 AM
EMD Serono Release: FDA Grants Approval For BAVENCIO (Avelumab), The First Immunotherapy Approved For Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma 3/24/2017 6:49:39 AM
Shionogi Release: FDA Approves Symproic (Naldemedine) Once-Daily Tablets C-II For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation In Adults With Chronic Non-Cancer Pain 3/24/2017 6:25:48 AM
FDA Bestows Breakthrough Tag on Genentech (RHHBY)'s Rituxan for Pemphigus Vulgaris 3/24/2017 6:22:11 AM
CeloNova BioSciences Release: FDA Approves NanoCoated Coronary Stent System Using DSG, Inc.’s eClinical Systems 3/23/2017 10:49:24 AM
FDA Provides Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Approval To Initiate Pivotal Study For CPI-613, Its Metabolism-Directed Anticancer Compound 3/23/2017 8:34:23 AM
Prime Therapeutics Study Finds 1 In 20 Members May Be Using Immune Globulin For A Non-FDA Approved Or Non-Supported Indication 3/23/2017 8:07:44 AM
Ex-FDA Commissioner Califf Returns To Duke, Chairs New PCORI-Funded Foundation 3/23/2017 6:34:29 AM
Medicure (MCU) Announces FDA Approval For Apicore LLC's Generic Tetrabenazine 3/23/2017 6:14:51 AM
Symbiomix Announces FDA's Acceptance Of New Drug Application For Solosec With Priority Review Status 3/23/2017 6:13:15 AM