Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations

In the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) issued by the United States, Title 21 deals with how food and drugs are governed within the country. Title 21’s directives are carried out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

Open Title 21 of the CFR: 21 CFR

The first chapter of the CFR Title 21 specifies more than a thousand requirements overseen by the FDA. Some of the more notable sections have to do with the protection of human subjects in clinical trials, the labeling of certain packaged foods with nutrition labels, and the way drugs are advertised and marketed.

Title 21’s second chapter covers the DEA. This part of the code deals with how controlled substances are classified, from the illegality of Schedule I drugs to the accepted medical application of Schedule V drugs.

The third chapter of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations outlines government-wide requirements for drug-free work environments.

 

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