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Office of Regulatory Affairs Also referred to as: ORA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is the lead office for all agency field activities. ORA inspects regulated products and manufacturers, conducts sample analyses of regulated products and reviews imported products offered for entry into the United States. In pursuit of its mission, ORA also works with its state, local, tribal, territorial and foreign counterparts.


Public health is protected, promoted, and advanced


Protect consumers/patients and enhance public health by ensuring timely access to safe, quality FDA-regulated products

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