What is FDA?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.  

What is FDA responsible for?
  • Protecting the public health by assuring that foods are safe, wholesome, sanitary and properly labeled.

  • Human and veterinary drugs, and vaccines and other biological products and medical devices intended for human use are safe and effective.

  • Protecting the public from electronic product radiation.

  • Assuring cosmetics and dietary supplements are safe and properly labeled.

  • Regulating tobacco products.

  • Advancing the public health by helping to speed product innovations.

  • Helping the public get the accurate science-based information they need to use medicines, devices, and foods to improve their health.

What are common importing issues?

U.S. Customs or the FDA Import Office may place a hold on the products you are trying to have imported into the U.S. This may be due to problems with your company registration, product listing or some other issue. Provision Consulting Group effectively resolves such problems for our clients. We will work with U.S. Customs or the FDA Import Office to resolve the outstanding issue and release your company’s products from hold in as timely a manner as possible. Provision Consulting Group has registered many importers with the FDA and can register your company, list your devices with the FDA, and act as your company’s U.S. Agent.