Consumer Healthcare Products Association - CHPA

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Other Contact Information

900 19th Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
202-429-9260 (Voice)
202-223-6835 (FAX)


Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), founded in 1881, is the trade association representing the makers of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements. As such, the association acts as a liaison between the industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Congress to ensure consumers have convenient access to safe and effective medicines and supplements. CHPA members companies are deeply committed to educating consumers about the appropriate and safe use of their products by supporting the CHPA Educational Foundation, the industry’s nonprofitl foundation building a better understanding of responsible medicine use among consumers of all ages. CHEC’s The foundation’s web address is

Print Resources

CHPA publishes public educational pamphlets on the safe and appropriate use of over-the-counter medicines. These are available free of charge at:

Review Date

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015