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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 Grants Revalesio Orphan Drug Status For Als Investigational Drug RNS60 9/22/2017 7:57:02 AM
Dova Pharma Announces New Drug Application Submission To FDA For Avatrombopag, A Second Generation Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonist 9/22/2017 7:55:32 AM
ClaroNav's NaviENT Nabs FDA 510(K) Clearance 9/22/2017 6:51:10 AM
FDA OKs Abbott (ABT)' MRI-Compatibility for the Company's Ellipse ICD 9/22/2017 6:35:48 AM
3 Biotechs With Make-or-Break Trial Results, FDA Meetings Coming Soon 9/22/2017 5:43:21 AM
Paratek (PRTK) Release: Omadacycline Receives Qualified Infectious Disease Product Designation From FDA For An Additional Indication In Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection 9/21/2017 10:50:06 AM
Amphastar (AMPH) Receives FDA Approval For Sodium Bicarbonate Injection 9/21/2017 10:38:19 AM
Abiomed (ABMD) Receives FDA PMA Approval For Impella RP For Right Heart Failure 9/21/2017 10:33:43 AM
ManaMed Introduces PlasmaFlow, The World's First FDA-Approved Digital And Tubeless Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Device 9/21/2017 8:26:58 AM
Amicus (FOLD) Release: FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation For ATB200/AT2221 For Pompe Disease 9/21/2017 8:23:00 AM