Import Operations 1: Background

The first in a series of three courses, this course introduces FDA’s import program and the laws applied to products offered for entry into the US and products intended for export from the US. Topics in this course include: Enforcement Approaches, Importers vs. Domestic, FD&C Act, 21 CFR, 19 CFR, 18 USC, and Resources. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize how FDA ensures that imported products meet US public health standards. Learners will also be able to identify the differences between the regulation of domestic and imported products, the regulations that apply to imported products, and how the FD&C Act, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the United States Code address imports. 

After this course learners will be able to recognize how fda ensures that imported products meet us public health standards. recognize differences between the regulation of domestic and imported products. identify the regulations that apply to imported products. recognize how the fd&c act, the code of federal regulations, and the united states code address imports.