FDA Data Element Number. GEO-00301
CDER Data Element Number. C-GEO-00301
Data Element Name. Street Address.
Description. This standard provides for the street address including building name, post office box, route, etc. Street Address does not include city, state, province, or country.
Source. Division of Regulatory Information Systems, Office of Regulatory Resources Management, Office of Regulatory Affairs, FDA.
Relationship. Firm Name (ORG-00101), City Name (GEO-00302), Foreign State/Province (GEO-00303), Country Name (GEO-00304).
FDA Specifications. Street Address is represented by variable length alphanumeric text consisting of a maximum of forty (40) characters. The punctuation for this field is system specific.
CDER Specifications. a) When possible, building name, room number, post office box, and zip code should be separated into distinct fields. b) See list below for valid mandatory abbreviations (These abbreviations were derived from United States Postal Service valid abbreviations. Since that list was so extensive, the Center restricted abbreviations to 1)Only the more commonly used abbreviations, and 2)Only when the original word contained more than four letters (except ROAD and ROOM, which were too common to omit).) c)Decimal points shall only be used to represent distance from a particular point (e.g., 24.5 KM NORTH OF RT 10) or to represent a fraction in a street address (e.g., 25.5 BROADWAY CT).
FDA Approved Date. October 12, 1989.
CDER Approved Date. November 5, 1991.
FDA Revised Date.
CDER Revised Date.