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Information and Tools for Stakeholders

Pictures of FDA Stakeholders in a row

Consumers | Federal, State, Tribal Officials | Health Professionals | Industry | Minority Health
Patients and Patient Advocates | Small Business Assistance | Women’s Health 


The FDA Office of External Relations is part of the Office of External Affairs and acts as the liaison to encourage and assist stakeholder participation in FDA’s activities to protect and promote the public health.  This page provides stakeholders with information and tools they need to stay connected with the FDA and informed about its public health mission.




Dockets Management
Official repository for the administrative proceedings and rule-making documents for FDA

FDA Basics
Ask Questions, Get Answers, Meet FDA Staff.

FDA Budget
Information on current budget documentation for Fiscal Year 2012 and archived budget summaries from prior fiscal years.

FDA Federal Registers (FR)
Easy access to FDA actions, meeting notices, guidance, and other notifications published in the Federal Register.

FDA Organization
Brief descriptions about FDA, its Offices and Centers, and organization charts

Laws FDA Enforces
Information about the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Freedom of Information Act, FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, Code of Federal Regulations, and other laws, rules, and regulations affecting FDA

Regulatory Information
Information on Legislation, Rules & Regulations, Guidances, Dockets and Standards

User Fees
Comprehensive information about the different User Fees in FDA's program, along with links to User Fee Financial Reports, User Fee Performance Reports, and Studies