Food and Drug Administration
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays a significant role in assisting with regulatory compliance related to the importation of food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and other FDA-regulated products.
Below are a few of the many items that the FDA provides assistance with.
- Guidance on Regulatory Requirements
- Product Classification
- Registration and Facility Inspections
For more information regarding this, please visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In addition to providing information and assistance with guidance on regulatory requirements, product classification, registration and facility inspections, the U.S. FDA has Import Alerts.
Importer Alerts from the U.S. FDA are notifications issued to inform customs brokers and importers about specific products or firms that have violated FDA regulations, posing potential health or safety risks. These alerts serve as a warning and guide for importers to take appropriate action, such as conducting additional inspections or providing evidence of compliance, to address the identified issues before importing or distributing the products.
To Access information regarding the this, visit FDA Importer Alerts.
The FDA has specific labeling requirements for various products, including food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and dietary supplements. The labeling overview entails regulations regarding the information that must be included on product labels, such as proper product identification, ingredient lists, nutrition facts, warning statements, and any specific claims or directions for use.