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Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Republic Act No. 3720).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1963
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to ensure the safety and purity of food, drugs and cosmetics being made available to the public by creating the Food and Drug Administration which shall administer and enforce the laws pertaining thereto.
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Institution Standards Authorization/permit Inspection International trade Fraud Animal feed/feedstuffs Drugs Animal health
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, North Pacific, South-Eastern Asia
Abstract

This Act aims to ensure safe and good quality of food, drugs and cosmetics and to regulate their production, sale and distribution in order to protect public health.

Full text
English
Website
ww2.fda.gov.ph

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Administrative Order No. 39 (Dept. Agriculture) and No. 111-B (Dept. Health) of 1991 on Rules and Regulations to Implement Prescribing requirements for the Veterinary Drugs and Products.

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Registration, Drugs, Animal health, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Administrative Order No. 123 s. 1970 on General Regulations for Labelling Artificial sweeteners in the Dietary Management of Disease in Man; Prohibited Artificial sweeteners (B-6.2 Food Additives & Preservatives).

Legislation | Philippines | 1970

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Procedural matters, Food additives, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Administrative Order No. 88-B s. 1984 on labelling of prepackaged Food Products.

Legislation | Philippines | 1984

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Consumer protection, Fraud

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Administrative Order No. 25 of 1991 on the Registration and Licensing of Veterinary Drug and Product Premixes and Water Solubles and the corresponding Manufacturers, Importers, Suppliers, Distributors and Retailers of said Products with the Animal Feeds Standard Division.

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Registration, Drugs, Animal health, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Administrative Order No. 33 (Dept. Agriculture) and No. 111-A (Dept. Health) of 1991 on Rules and Regulations on Registration of Veterinary Drugs and Products.

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Registration, Drugs, Animal health, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

DA Administrative Order No. 11, DOH Administrative Order No. 105 of 1991 on Requirements for Labelling Materials of Veterinary Drugs and Products.

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Drugs, Food quality control/food safety, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Consumer protection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

DA Administrative Order No. 138, DOH Administrative Order No. 100 of 1990 on Regulations for the Licensing of Veterinary Drugs and Product Establishment and Outlets.

Legislation | Philippines | 1990

Keyword: Animal health, Drugs, Packaging/labelling, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Standards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

DA Administrative Order No. 40, DOH Administrative Order No. 111-C of 1990 on Rules and Regulation on Dispensing of Veterinary Drugs and Products.

Legislation | Philippines | 1991

Keyword: Animal health, Drugs, Packaging/labelling, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Standards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Act of 2009 (Republic Act No. 9711).

Legislation | Philippines | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Institution, International trade, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Executive Order No. 175, s. 1987 Further Amending Republic Act No. 3720, Entitled “An Act to Ensure the Safety And Purity of Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics Being Made Available to the Public by Creating the Food and Drug Administration Which Shall Administer And Enforce The Laws Pertaining Thereto”, as Amended, and for Other Purposes.

Legislation | Philippines | 1987

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Institution, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Inspection, International trade, Fraud, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX