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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Drugs

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Division of Import Operations and Recalls

 

Division of Import Operations and Recall’s mission includes:
  • Enforcing legal requirements that pertain to imported drugs to prevent consumer exposure to unsafe, ineffective, and poor quality imported drugs.
  • Providing support and guidance on drug imports compliance and policy to promote the quality and integrity of imported products.
  • Providing support and guidance on export policies and procedures to promote the quality and integrity of exported drugs.
  • Enforcing legal requirements that pertain to drug recalls and monitoring resolution of drug recalls to prevent consumer exposure to unsafe or ineffective drug products.
  • Communicating information about drug product recalls, defective drug products FDA determines pose a risk to consumers.
  • Coordinating activities among sub-offices within the Office of Compliance to address drug shortages. 
  • Serving as the central repository and point of coordination for obtaining health hazard evaluations of defective products for Office of Compliance.
 
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