Adverse Event Reporting
Submit adverse event reports and suspected failures of animal health products to the manufacturer and/or one of the following agencies.
USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics - 800.752.6255
Vaccines and other biologics
National Pesticide Information Center - 800.858.7378
Topical Insectisides (Sponsored by EPA)
FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine - 800.332.8387
Drugs, devices, animal feeds
Animal Blood Bank Hotline - 800.243.5759
A 24-hour hotline that focuses on transfusion medicine (particularly blood component therapy), Recommending dosages and infusion rates, at no cost to caller
ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center - 888.426.4435
A fee of $50 is charged per case, with no extra charge for follow-up calls. There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the ASPCA Animal Product Safety Service.
DEA Office of Diversion Control, Registration Section - 800.882.9539
Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank - 800.949.EVBB or 800.949.3822
A 24-hour; commercial blood bank that focuses on transfusion medicine
FDA/CVM: Drugs, Devices, Animal Feeds - 888.FDA.VETS or 888.332.8387
Calls to report suspected adverse drug experiences will be forwarded to the CVM's Division of Epidemiology and Surveillance; voice-mail messages can be left during nonbusiness hours.
FDA/CVM: Shortage Coordinator - 240.276.9207
Call to report shortages of medically necessary veterinary drugs
Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank - 800.243.5759
E-mail inquires to FARAD@ncsu.edu or FARAD@ucdavis.edu, or visit the web site at www.farad.org. Sponsored by the USDA Extension Service; information on animal drugs and chemicals with the potential to cause foodborne residues.
HEMOPET - 714.891.2022
A national, full-service, nonprofit blood bank and educational network for animals, accessible 24 hours.
Impaired Veterinarians Information Line - 800.248.2862 ext. 6738
Information on and referrals for assistance with chemical impairment; sponsored by the AVMA.