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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
U.S. FDA Considers Newron Pharma (NWRN)'s Re-Submitted NDA For Xadago To Be A Complete, Class 2 Response To Complete Response Letter 10/21/2016 11:11:55 AM
MEDICREA Wins FDA Nod Clearances of Two New Specialized Components for Pediatric Deformity on PASS And Ligapass Platforms 10/21/2016 11:00:29 AM
Astellas (ALPMY) Release: FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application For XTANDI (Enzalutamide) Capsules In Advanced Prostate Cancer 10/21/2016 10:52:26 AM
FDA Green Lights Colorado Therapeutics' Novel Xenograft Implant for Soft Tissue Repairs 10/21/2016 10:45:40 AM
FDA Green Lights Colorado Therapeutics' Novel Xenograft Implant for Soft Tissue Repairs 10/21/2016 10:45:40 AM
Allergan (AGN) Release: FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval Of SER120 (Desmopressin Nasal Spray) 10/21/2016 7:37:23 AM
Gilead (GILD) Asks FDA To Expand Exclusivity For A Key HIV Drug 10/21/2016 6:59:38 AM
Teva (TEVA) Rallies Despite FDA Warning Letter 10/21/2016 6:44:53 AM
Alexion (ALXN) Release: FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation To ALXN1007 For The Treatment Of Patients With Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) 10/20/2016 1:58:38 PM
Teva (TEVA) Announces FDA Acceptance Of Resubmitted New Drug Application For SD-809 For Treatment Of Chorea Associated With Huntington Disease 10/20/2016 1:14:36 PM