FDA Creates Public Database of Inspection Infractions

June 2, 2011

It also lists the most common “objectional conditions or practices” found during inspections.

In an effort to improve transparency, FDA has launched a web portal on its website that lists facilities the agency has inspected, as well as infractions those inspections have found. It also lists the most common “objectional conditions or practices” found during inspections.

The effort is part of the agency’s Transparency Initiative, which FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, MD, launched in June 2009 in response to the Obama administration’s call for more transparency.

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