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FOOD AND DRUGS AUTHORITY GHANA

Regional Center of Regulatory Excellence in Clinical Trials, Drug Registration and Pharmacovigilance
FDA's Laboratory is ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited in the field of Testing. Accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/ANAB of USA and a member of ILAC

WHAT WE REGULATE

PRODUCTS

Kindly be informed that all products being regulated by FDA are not limited to the list below:

Food: All processed food packaged for sale.

  • Additive
  • Animal Feed
  • Bakery Products
  • Cereals
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy Products
  • Fats and Oil
  • Fish and Fish products
  • Pet Food
  • Roots and Tubers
  • Spices and Condiments
  • Sugar and Sugar Products
  • Soups and Sauces
  • Vegetable and Pulses
  • Water
ALLOPATHIC MEDICINES

 

  • Finished Pharmaceutical Products for Human and Veterinary use Containing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient

 

Manufactured Through Synthetic or Semi-synthetic Route
  • Finished Pharmaceutical Product for Veterinary Use containing Active Pharmaceutical
Ingredients manufactured through Synthetic or Semi-synthetic Route
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for local Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Excipients for Local Pharmaeutical Industries
  • Packaging Materials for Local Pharmaceutical Industries
Biologics
  • Vaccines
  • Biotechnology-Derived Medicinal Products
  • Biosimilars
  • Whole Blood and Cellular Component
  • Plasma-Derived Medicinal Products
  • Advance Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP)
  • Unfractionated Heparins (UFH)
  • Low Molecular Weight Heparin(LMWH)
Tobacco and Substances of Abuse
  • Tobacco Products
  • Narcotics Substances
  • Psychotropic Substances
  • Precursor Chemicals
Herbal
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Food Supplements
  • Homeopathy Products
Cosmetics and Household Chemicals
  • Hair Care
  • Facial Care
  • Body Care
  • Oral Care
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Fabric/ Floor Care
  • Insecticide
  • Disinfectant
  • Antiseptic
  • Dish Cleaner
  • Hand Cleaner
  • Floor Cleaner
  • Wood Polisher
  • Floor Polisher
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Sanitizer (Hand/Floor)
Medical Devices
  • Class I
  • Class II
  • Class III
  • Class IV
PREMIISES

Kindly be informed that the premises regulated by the FDA are not limited to the list below:


FOOD
  • Restaurants
  • Some Chop bars/ street food vendors
  • Canteen
  • Hostels
  • Manufacturing Premises Inspection (Local and Foreign)
        • International site verification
  • Warehouse for the storage of food Product
  • Cold Storage Facilities
  • Meat Shops
  • Abattoir
  • Honey Facilities
  • Commercial feed mills
  • Meat processing facilities
  • Licensing of Manufacturing Premises

Drugs

  • Condition of Manufacturing Site
  • Inspection of storage premises
CLINICAL TRAILS AND SAFETY MONITORING
  • Authorization and Monitoring of Clinical Trails
  • Monitoring of Products Safety
  • Awareness Creation and Public Education
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Food advertisement (All processed food packaged for sale)
  • Medcine Advertisement (Finished Pharmaceutical Product, Herbal, Cosmetics and Household chemicals, Medical Devices, Tobacco ans Substances of Abuse  )
LABELING
  • Food Product(All processed food packaged for sale)
  • Drug Products (Finished Pharmaceutical Product, Herbal, Cosmetics and Household Chemicals, Medical Devices, Tobacco and Substances of Abuse)
Note:ALL Food and Drug Products label should be in English.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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