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.
Midwest Animal Blood Services – 517.851.8244
A 24-hour, commercial, all-species blood bank
National Pesticide Information Center – 800.858.7378
Service sponsored by the EPA and Oregon State University provides information about pesticide products and poisonings, toxicology, environmental chemistry, and other pesticide-related issues. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pet Loss Support Hotlines (Grief Counseling)
- University of California Davis Veterinary Students – 530.732.4200 or 800.565.1526
- Chicago VMA – 630.325.1600
- Cornell University Veterinary Students – 607.253.3932
- University of Illinois Veterinary Students – 217.244.2273 or 877.394.2273
- Iowa State University Veterinary Students and Volunteers – 888.478.7574
- Michigan State University Veterinary Students – 517.532.2696
- The Ohio State University Veterinary Students – 614.292.1823
- Tufts University Veterinary Students – 508.839.7966
- Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine – 540.231.8038
- Washington State University Veterinary Students – 509.335.5704
Pet Poison Helpline – 800.213.6680
A nationwide, 24-hour service offered by the Pet Poison Control Center. It is available to pet owners and veterinary professionals. A fee of $35 is charged per case, with no extra charge for follow-up calls.
USDA-APHIS Emergency Operations Center – 301.436.3110
Information about the APHIS lending library of foreign animal disease slides and other foreign animal disease reference materials.
USDA: Meat and Poultry Hotline – 800.535.4555
USDA Voice Response Service – 800.545.8732
Up-to-date interstate shipping regulations, emergency notices, and animal care regulations for shipping pets on airlines.
Veterinarians’ Blood Bank – 812.358.8500
A commercial blood bank. Questions: Contact Dr. Ron Harrison or Dr. Darren Bryant