|Terms & Properties|
Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0041714
NCI Thesaurus Code: C17237 (see NCI Thesaurus info)
Semantic Type: Health Care Related Organization
NCIt Definition: One of the agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It assures the safety of foods and cosmetics, and the safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals, biological products, radiation emitting products, medical devices, and also, animal feed and drugs.
NCI-GLOSS Definition: An agency in the U.S. federal government whose mission is to protect public health by making sure that food, cosmetics,and nutritional supplements are safe to use and truthfully labeled. The FDA also makes sure that drugs, medical devices, and equipment are safe and effective, and that blood for transfusions and transplant tissue are safe.
MSH Definition: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.
Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
|Food and Drug Administration|
|Food and Drug Administration (U.S.)|
|FOOD DRUG ADMIN|
|United States Food, Drug Administration|
|United States Food and Drug Administration|
|UNITED STATES FOOD DRUG ADMIN|
External Source Codes:
|NCI Thesaurus Code||C17237 (see NCI Thesaurus info)|
|AN||add UNITED STATES; research support by this agency is checked as RESEARCH SUPPORT, U.S. GOV'T, P.H.S.; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry||MSH|
|AQL||CL EC ES HI LJ OG SN ST TD UT||MSH|
Additional Concept Data: (none)