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Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Contact Information

Sr. Vice President and Director of Public Affairs
900 19th Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006

202-429-9260 (Voice)
202-223-6835 (FAX)

Internet Resources


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 industryís nonprofitl foundation building a better understanding of responsible medicine use among consumers of all ages. CHECís The foundationís web address is


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


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Date Entered: 7/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/6/2013
Date Revised: 6/19/2006 12:48:53 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1192
Accession Number: DP91A0629

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