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Number of food foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2012

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2011N/A0
Nov 2011N/A72
Dec 2011N/A10
Jan 2012N/ATBD
Feb 2012N/ATBD
Mar 2012N/ATBD
Apr 2012N/ATBD
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 82

Number of drug foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2012

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2011N/A10
Nov 2011N/A21
Dec 2011N/A15
Jan 2012N/ATBD
Feb 2012N/ATBD
Mar 2012N/ATBD
Apr 2012N/ATBD
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 46

Number of device foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2012

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2011N/A15
Nov 2011N/A14
Dec 2011N/A9
Jan 2012N/ATBD
Feb 2012N/ATBD
Mar 2012N/ATBD
Apr 2012N/ATBD
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 38

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