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

Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

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 - 2010

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Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2009N/AN/A
Nov 2009N/AN/A
Dec 2009N/AN/A
Jan 2010N/A7
Feb 2010N/A21
Mar 2010N/A8
Apr 2010N/A4
May 2010N/A26
Jun 2010N/A27
Jul 2010N/A34
Aug 2010N/A23
Sep 2010N/A21

FY 2010 Overall: 171

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

Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

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 - 2010

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Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2009N/AN/A
Nov 2009N/AN/A
Dec 2009N/AN/A
Jan 2010N/A6
Feb 2010N/A25
Mar 2010N/A18
Apr 2010N/A14
May 2010N/A31
Jun 2010N/A15
Jul 2010N/A29
Aug 2010N/A13
Sep 2010N/A23

FY 2010 Overall: 174

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

Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

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 - 2010

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Measure was implemented starting January 1, 2010

TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Jan 2010N/A0
Feb 2010N/A0
Mar 2010N/A3
Apr 2010N/A20
May 2010N/A12
Jun 2010N/A16
Jul 2010N/A15
Aug 2010N/A22
Sep 2010N/A9

FY 2010 Overall: 97

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