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Regulatory Agencies | Food and Drug Administration

Food and Drug Administration

The FDA is an agency under the DOH tasked to ensure the health and safety of food and drugs made available to the public.


As a regulatory agency under the Department of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, created under Republic Act No. 3720, series of 1963, as amended by Executive Order 175, series of 1987, otherwise known as the “Food, Drugs and Devices, and Cosmetics Act”, and subsequently Republic Act No. 9711 otherwise known as “The Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009”, is mandated to ensure the safety, efficacy or quality of health products as defined by RA No. 97111, which include means food, drugs, cosmetics, devices, biologicals, vaccines, in-vitro diagnostic reagents, radiation-emitting devices or equipment, and household/urban hazardous substances, including pesticides and toys, or consumer products that may have an effect on health which require regulations as determined by the FDA.


To guarantee the safety, quality, purity, efficacy of products in order to protect and promote the right to health of the general public.


The Food and Drug Administration to be an internationally recognized center of excellence in health product regulation by 2+6326.



Civic Drive, Filinvest Corporate City Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila

Telephone No. 821 1176, 821 1177

FDA Call Center

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Last updated on 06/01/2018