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How to Report a Product Shortage or Supply Issue to FDA

How to Report a Product Shortage or Supply Issue to FDA

Each Center within FDA tracks shortages and supply issues for the products that it regulates. Below is information on how to report a product shortage or supply issue to each responsible Center.

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)

To report any potential or actual biological product shortage:

Email: CBERshortage@fda.hhs.gov

Phone: (240) 402-8380


Center for Drugs Evaluation and Research (CDER)

To report any potential or actual drug shortage:

Email: drugshortages@fda.hhs.gov

Phone: 1-888-INFOFDA or 1-888-463-6332, or (301) 796-3400


Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

To report any potential or actual shortage of a food additive or drug that will be given to animals:

Email: ASKCVM@fda.hhsgov

Phone: (240) 402-7002


Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

To report any potential or actual shortage of a medical device or radiation-emitting product:

Email: DICE@fda.hhs.gov

Phone: 1-800-638-2041 or (301) 796-7100


Center for Food Safety and Nutrition (CFSAN)

To report any potential or actual shortage of a medical food:

Website: http://www.fda.gov/Food/RecallsOutbreaksEmergencies/default.htm

Phone: 1-888-SAFEFOOD or 1-888-723-3366