Regulatory Information

Standards

The development and use of standards have been integral to the execution of FDA's mission from the outset. Standard-setting activities include:

  • the development of performance characteristics
  • testing methodology
  • manufacturing practices
  • product standards
  • scientific protocols
  • compliance criteria
  • ingredient specifications
  • labeling, or
  • other technical or policy criteria.

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