About FDA

About the Center for Devices and Radiological Health

In keeping with our mission, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is responsible for protecting and promoting the public health.  We assure that patients and providers have timely and continued access to safe, effective, and high-quality medical devices and safe radiation-emitting products.  We provide consumers, patients, their caregivers, and providers with understandable and accessible science-based information about the products we oversee.  We facilitate medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S.

We seek to continually improve our effectiveness in fulfilling our mission by planning strategically and regularly monitoring our progress.

Contact FDA

1-800-638-2041
301-796-7100
Fax:301-847-8149
CDRH-Division of Industry and Consumer Education (DICE)(formerly DSMICA)

Office of Communication and Education

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Food and Drug Administration

10903 New Hampshire Avenue

WO66-4621

Silver Spring, MD 20993

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