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The CDER Reference Guide

General Information

The Reference Guide lists CDER's main offices and phone numbers.

For specific information about drugs or drug products please contact the following Division:

Food and Drug Administration
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of Communications
Division of Drug Information
10001 New Hampshire Ave
Hillandale Bldg., 4th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20993

  • Main FDA for general inquiries: 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332)
  • Drug Information: 301-796-3400 (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
  • E-mail address: druginfo@fda.hhs.gov
  

Telephone Numbers Frequently Requested of the FDA

Advertising, Rx Drugs (301) 796-1200 Advisory Committees (800) 741-8138 AIDS Clinical Trials Information (800) 422-6237 American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345 Application Integrity Policy (301) 796-3191 Biologics (CBER) (301) 827-2000 Breast Cancer Research (800) 344-8564 Breast Implant Consumer Inquiries (CDRH) (301) 594-0485 CDER Executive Secretary (301) 797-3200 CDER Therapeutic Biologics (301) 796-2390 Compliance (CBER) (301) 827-6190 Compliance (CDER) (301) 796-3100 Congressional Affairs (FDA/Office of Legislative Affairs) (301) 443-3793 Consumer Product Safety Commission (800) 638-2772 Criminal Investigations (301) 294-4030 Division of Communications Management (CDER) (301) 827-1651 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) (800) 882-9539 Drug Information (301) 827-4570 Drug Shortages (301) 796-1300 Electronic Signatures (301) 827-8907 Electronic Submissions (CDER) (301) 594-5411 Environmental Officer (CDER) (301) 594-5629 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (800) 962-6215 ERIC (Employee Research & Information Center) (301) 827-ERIC FDA Directory/Locator Information (301) 443-1544 Food (CFSAN) (888) 723-3366 Freedom of Information (301) 827-4565 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) (301) 827-8907 Health Resources and Services Administration (301) 443-6593 IND/NDA General Information/Forms (301) 827-4573 Industry Questions (General) (301) 827-4573 Meat and Poultry Hotline (USDA) (800) 535-4555 MedWatch (800) FDA-1088 National Cancer Institute (NCI) (301) 496-5583 Information (800) 4-CANCER National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse (800) 729-6686 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (301) 443-6480 NIH Directory Information (301) 496-2535 Office of Women's Health (301) 827-0350 Orphan Drugs (301) 827-3670 Patent and Trademark Office (703) 305-8341 Postmarketing Surveillance (CDER) (Drug Quality/Data Processing) (301) 770-9299 (Compliance) (301) 827-8928 Press Office (FDA)(Print only) (301) 827-6242 Press Office (Foods only) (301) 436-2291 Press Office (FDA)Broadcast only) (301) 827-3434 Press Office (HHS) (202) 690-6343 Public Health Service (PHS) Employee Locator (301) 443-2414 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (800) 729-6686 Administration Veterinary Medicine (CVM) (301) 827-7975 Videoteleconferencing/Speaker Tracking (CDER) (301) 827-1243

Regional Food and Drug Directors

                                
New York - Northeast Region    Atlanta - Southeast Region


Diane Kolaitis                           Gary J. Dykstra
Food and Drug Administration             Food and Drug Administration
HFR-NE1                                  HFR-SE1
158-15 Liberty Avenue                    60 Eighth Street, NE
Jamaica, New York 11433-1034             Atlanta, Georgia 30309
(718) 662-5416                           (404) 347-4266
FAX (718) 662-5434                       FAX (404) 347-4349


Philadelphia - Central Region    Dallas - Southwest Region


Susan M Setterberg                       Gary L. Pierce
Food and Drug Administration             Food and Drug Administration
HFR-MA1                                  HFR-SW1
900 US Customhouse                       7920 Elmbrook Drive, Suite 102
2nd and Chestnut Streets                 Dallas, Texas 75247-4982
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106         (214) 655-8100 X111
(215) 597-8058                            FAX (214) 655-8130
FAX (215) 597-5798


Chicago Central Region            San Francisco - Pacific Region
                                      
Susan M Setterberg                        Brenda J. Holman
Food and Drug Administration              Food and Drug Administration
HFR-MW1                                   HFR-PA1
20 N. Michigan Ave, Rm 510                Oakland Federal Bldg
Chicago, Illinois  60602                  1301 Clay Street, Suite 1180-N
(312) 353-9400 Ext. 20                    Oakland, California 94612-5217
                                          (510) 637-3960X18 
FAX (312) 886-1682                        FAX (510) 637-3976
 

Contact FDA

Toll Free
(855) 543-3784, or
(301) 796-3400
Human Drug Information

Division of Drug Information (CDER)

Office of Communications

Feedback Form

10001 New Hampshire Avenue

Hillandale Building, 4th Floor

Silver Spring, MD 20993