City Name

FDA Data Element Number. GEO-00302

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEO-00302

Data Element Name. City Name.

Description. This standard provides for the city portion of a domestic or foreign address. The Federal Information Processing Standards Publications 55-1 contains a listing of the cities within the United States.

Source. Division of Regulatory Information Systems, Office of Regulatory Resources Management, Office of Regulatory Affairs, FDA.

Relationship. Firm Name (ORG-00101), Street Address (GEO-00301), Foreign State/Province (GEO-00303), Country Name (GEO-00304).

FDA Specifications. City Name is represented by variable length alphanumeric text consisting of a maximum of thirty (30) characters.

CDER Specifications. This field should not contain any non-related information, such as a zip code. There are no valid abbreviations for this field, which therefore requires that cities like Saint Louis be completed spelled out. Hypenated cities, such as Winston-Salem, are acceptable. Certain cities include or exclude their "city" status by convention, such as Salt Lake City and New York, respectively, and this is acceptable.

FDA Approved Date. October 12, 1989.

CDER Approved Date. November 5, 1991.

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values. Literal.


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