Visit the web sites of these organizations to gain valuable information.
Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov
A wealth of information regarding regulations on various food items, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, etc. Take a look at the safety alerts concerning products and treatments. There is also a library to view reference manuals and publications.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: www.cpsc.gov
Want to know if a certain product is safe? View recall information, statistics, etc. You are also able to report any unsafe products you may come across.
Center for Disease Control: National Immunization Program: www.cdc.gov
This site provides immunization information about vaccine preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization versus the risk of disease, as well as educational materials.
CDC's National Immunization Information Hotline
Talk with a trained operator who can answer individual questions about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases.
Hotline Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM (EST)
English Line: 1-800-232-2522
Spanish Line: 1-800-232-0233