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Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - CVM/FDA

Organization URL(s)

www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/default.htm
AskCVM@fda.hhs.gov

Other Contact Information

Communications Staff (HFV-12) 7519 Standish Place
Rockville, MD 20855
240-276-9300 (Voice)

Description

The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) regulates the manufacture and distribution of drugs and feed additives intended for animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as drugs and feed additives for pet (or companion) animals. CVM is responsible for regulating drugs, devices, and feed additives given to, or used on, over one hundred million companion animals, plus millions of poultry, cattle, swine, sheep, and minor animal species.

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Review Date

Tuesday, Jul 05, 2011