Main Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities of Center for Food and Drug Inspection of National Medical Products Administration

In accordance with the Reply of the State Commission Office of Public Sectors Reform on the Establishment of Public Institutions Affiliated to the National Medical Products Administration (ZYBBFZ [2018] No. 115), the Center for Food and Drug Inspection of National Medical Products Administration is a public institution (at bureau level) of Class II affiliated to National Medical Products Administration.

I. Main responsibilities

(I) Organize the formulation and revision of the rules and technical documents on the inspection of drugs, medical devices and cosmetics.

(II) Undertake the qualification accreditation (certification) and on-site R&D inspection of drug clinical trial and non-clinical research institutions. Undertake Pre-approval inspection. Undertake for-cause inspection of drug production process. Undertake overseas inspection of drugs.

(III) Undertake supervision and spot check of clinical trials of medical devices and for-cause inspection of production process. Undertake overseas inspection of medical devices.

(IV) Undertake for-cause inspection of R&D and production process of cosmetics. Undertake overseas inspection of cosmetics.

(V) Undertake assessment, employment and other management work of state-level inspectors.

(VI) Conduct researches, academic exchanges and technical consultation on inspection theories, techniques and development trends.

(VII) Undertake international (regional) exchanges and cooperation in the inspection of drugs, medical devices and cosmetics.

(VIII) Undertake food inspection entrusted by the State Administration for Market Regulation.

(IX) Undertake other matters assigned by NMPA.