What is FDA?
What kind of service FDA provided? What is FDA standard?
- 1 decade agoBest Answer
Food and Drug Administration
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is responsible for regulating food, dietary supplements, drugs, biological medical products, blood products, medical devices, radiation-emitting devices, veterinary products, and cosmetics in the United States.
The FDA is an agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Currently, the FDA is subdivided into various Centers and offices that specialize in certain areas of regulation. FDA has the following subdivisions:
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)
The National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)
The Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)
The Office of the Commissioner (OC)Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fda
- 1 decade ago
Federal Drug Administration
- 1 decade ago
Federal Drug Administration. This agency is responsible for drug safety and approves drugs before they can be sold to the public.
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- SwamyLv 71 decade ago
Food and Drug Administration. Responsible for approving food and drugs for widespread use.