Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising, and Communications

Laws, Regulations, Guidances, and Enforcement Actions

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Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
Code of Federal Regulations
Enforcement Actions 

Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act

The following links go to the FDA web site.

Chapter II - Definitions (Sec. 201 [321] (g)(1), (k), (m), (n), & (p))

Chapter III - Prohibited Acts and Penalties (Secs. 301 [331], 302 [332], 303 [333], & 304 [334])

Chapter V - Drugs and Devices (Sec. 502. [352] (a), (e), (f), & (n))

Code of Federal Regulations

The following links go to the Government Printing Office web site.

21 CFR 99 - Dissemination of Information on Unapproved/New Uses for Marketed Drugs, Biologics, and Devices

21 CFR 200 - General (Secs. 5, 7, & 200)

21 CFR 201 - Labeling Secs. 10, 100, & 200)

21 CFR 202 - Prescription Drug Advertising

21 CFR 312 - Investigational New Drug Application (Sec. 7)

21 CFR 314 - Applications to Market New Drug or Antibiotic (Secs. 81, 550, & 560)


Accelerated Approval Products: Submission of Promotional Materials (PDF - 17KB) *DRAFT* (Posted 3/26/1999)

Aerosol Steroid Product Safety Information in Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotional Labeling (PDF - 84KB) *FINAL* (Issued 12/1997, Posted 1/12/1998)

Brief Summary: Disclosing Risk Information in Consumer-Directed Print Advertisements (PDF - 192KB) *DRAFT* (Posted 2/4/2004)

Consumer-Directed Broadcast Advertisements (PDF - 36KB) *FINAL* (Issued 8/1999, Posted 8/6/1999) 

Consumer-Directed Broadcast Advertisements Questions and Answers (PDF - 83KB) (Posted 8/6/1999)

Consumer-Directed Broadcast Advertising of Restricted Devices (PDF - 41KB) *DRAFT* (Issued 1/26/2004, Posted 2/4/2004)

"Help-Seeking" and Other Disease Awareness Communications by or on Behalf of Drug and Device Firms (PDF - 188KB) *DRAFT* (Issued 1/26/2004, Posted 2/4/2004)

Industry-Supported Scientific and Educational Activities (PDF - 429KB) *FINAL*  (Issued 12/3/1997, Posted 12/4/1997)

Product Name Placement, Size, and Prominence in Advertising and Promotional Labeling (PDF - 86KB)  *DRAFT* (Issued 1/1999, Posted 3/12/1999)

Promoting Medical Products in a Changing Healthcare Environment; I. Medical Product Promotion by Healthcare Organizations or Pharmacy Management Companies (PBMs) (PDF - 25KB) *DRAFT* (Issued 12/1997. Posted 1/5/1998) Promoting Medical Products in a Changing Healthcare Environment:Reopening of Comment Period (PDF - 19KB)

Providing Regulatory Submissions in Electronic Format - Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotional Labeling (PDF - 28KB) *DRAFT* (Issued 1/2001, Posted 1/30/2001)

Enforcement Actions

Warning Letters and Untitled Letters

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