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Gifts to FDA

FDA accepted the following gifts in accordance with its authority,[1] as delegated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.[2] The table below is provided in accordance with Section VI of the "Gifts to FDA: Evaluation and Acceptance: Guidance for the Public and FDA Staff."

For more information, contact the Office of Policy at OPPolicyReviewTeam@fda.hhs.gov.

Description of Gift Statement of Purpose Amount Duration Office(s) Using Gift Identifying Information about Donor Date Received
A collection of medical artifacts of historical interest comprised of: pharmaceuticals from the 19th and 20th centuries and associated advertising material; medical devices from the 19th and 20th centuries; analytical equipment; poison bottles;  graphic matter; and medical books. To be cataloged, maintained and exhibited for FDA staff and the public as part of the educational mission of FDA’s History Office. Approximately 250 objects valued by an appraiser at $12,730. Permanent FDA History Office  Robert Lisle, MD October 24, 2016 
A collection of medical artifacts of historical interest comprised of nine historic patent medicines and one quack medical device.  To be cataloged, maintained and exhibited for FDA staff and the public as part of the educational mission of FDA’s History Office. Nine patent medicines and one quack medical device. Permanent FDA History Office Avery Comarow August 18, 2017


 

[1] Section 231 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. § 238)

[2] FDA Staff Manual Guides, Volume II - Delegations of Authority. SMG 1410.10. Section 1, Paragraph 19. FDA. 2014.

 

 


 

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