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Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Contact Information

Communications Staff (HFV-12)
7519 Standish Place

Rockville, MD 20855

240-276-9300 (Voice),

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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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Date Entered: 10/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/5/2013
Date Revised: 1/3/2002
Health Referral Number: HR2924
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