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Import Program – Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Import Program – Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

All products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration must meet the same requirements, whether imported from abroad or produced domestically. The job of protecting consumers includes an ever-increasing need to oversee imports, which have been increasing by 5-10 percent per year for the last decade, and those percentages expect to keep rising.

Import Data Showing Last Ten Years

All FDA-regulated products are electronically screened before they enter the U.S. Consumers and importers of imported FDA-regulated products will find helpful information detailed on this website.

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General Import Questions
FDA Import Contacts and Office Locations
Find FDA contact information for general import questions

For Import Entry Questions
FDA Import Offices and Ports of Entry
Find your local FDA office or port for questions regarding specific import entries