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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 - 2010

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Oct 2009N/A43
Nov 2009N/A38
Dec 2009N/A61
Jan 2010N/A206
Feb 2010N/A165
Mar 2010N/A276
Apr 2010N/A192
May 2010N/A210
Jun 2010N/A258
Jul 2010N/A248
Aug 2010N/A164
Sep 2010N/A210

FY 2010 Total: 2,071


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

No submeasures applicable for this time period.


Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.