How do I get in touch with the FDA?

By phone: Call 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332).

How long can the FDA hold a package?

FDA’s Regulatory Procedures Manual allows 10 business days from the date of detention. To allow for weekends, holidays, and mailing time the Notice of FDA Action generally specifies a timeframe of 20 calendar days following the date of detention shown on the notice.

How many field offices does the FDA have?

FDA is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services and consists of nine Center-level organizations and thirteen Headquarter (HQ) Offices.

Who runs the FDA now?

Robert M. Califf M.D. was named Commissioner of Food and Drugs on February 17, 2022.

Who is the CEO of the FDA?

Commissioner of Food and Drugs

United States Commissioner of Food and Drugs
Incumbent Dr. Robert Califf since February 17, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration
Reports to Secretary of Health and Human Services
Term length No fixed term

Does the FDA have an email?

For general questions, or if you are unsure of who to contact, contact the Patient Affairs Staff at 301-796-8460 or [email protected].

What does FDA hold mean?

A clinical hold is an order issued by the FDA to the applicant to delay a proposed clinical investigation or to suspend an ongoing investigation.

What are the 6 centers of the FDA?

Content current as of:

  • Office of the Commissioner.
  • Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)
  • Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
  • Center for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDER.
  • Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
  • Center for Tobacco Products.
  • Center for Veterinary Medicine.

How many FDA employees are there?

Food and Drug Administration

Agency overview
Employees 18,000 (2022)
Annual budget US$6.5 billion (2022)
Agency executive Robert Califf, Commissioner
Parent agency Department of Health and Human Services