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Total correspondence received by OES during the month which require FDA response (1)

Dictionary: Many individuals write to the Commissioner to express support for or concerns about food safety, medical product safety, agency processes, and a range of other issues under FDA’s jurisdiction. OES monitors the agency’s timely response to this correspondence.

  • Number of written correspondence received for the Commissioner’s signature during the month: These are inquiries that need the Commissioner’s signature on the response.
  • Number of written correspondence received for FDA during the month which are sent by OES to the Centers for Direct Reply: These are inquiries that are referred to the Centers for direct response
  • Number of written correspondence received for FDA during the month which are kept in OES for response: These are inquiries that OES responds to directly.

Information is current as of March 31, 2015

Fiscal Year - 2015

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A463
Nov 2014N/A380
Dec 2014N/A360
Jan 2015N/A372
Feb 2015N/A352
Mar 2015N/A357
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

FY 2015 YTD: 2,284

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against specific kinds of correspondence did not start until November 2010.

Number of written correspondence received for the Commissioner's signature during the month. (1)

These are inquiries that need the Commissioner’s signature on the response.

Fiscal Year - 2015
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A17
Nov 2014N/A7
Dec 2014N/A14
Jan 2015N/A10
Feb 2015N/A4
Mar 2015N/A13
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

FY 2015 YTD: 65

Number of written correspondence received for FDA during the month which are sent by OES to the Centers for Direct Reply. (1)

These are inquiries that are referred to the Centers for direct response

Fiscal Year - 2015
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A134
Nov 2014N/A107
Dec 2014N/A102
Jan 2015N/A141
Feb 2015N/A103
Mar 2015N/A110
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

FY 2015 YTD: 697

Number of written correspondence received for FDA during the month which are kept in OES for response

These are inquiries that OES responds to directly.

Fiscal Year - 2015
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2014N/A134
Nov 2014N/A80
Dec 2014N/A112
Jan 2015N/A98
Feb 2015N/A96
Mar 2015N/A85
Apr 2015N/ATBD
May 2015N/ATBD
Jun 2015N/ATBD
Jul 2015N/ATBD
Aug 2015N/ATBD
Sep 2015N/ATBD

FY 2015 YTD: 605

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