About National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

NAFDAC was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

 

 

This Act mandates NAFDAC to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and packaged water (Known as regulated products).

Email: nafdac@nafdac.gov.ng

Website: www.nafdac.gov.ng/

Office Address: Plot 2032, Olusegun Obasanjo Way Wuse Zone 7, Abuja

Suicide: NAFDAC Bans Sale of Sniper, others in the Open Market

On 11/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos following rampant suicide cases and misuse of the pro[...]

NAFDAC Bans Importation, Manufacture, Hawking of Agrochemical Formulations

On 11/Jul/2019

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned with immediate effect, the importation and manufacture of agrochemical formulations. Information on the ban is in a statement signed on beha[...]

Nigerian Senate and Suspension of Avastin

On 09/Jul/2019

Nigerian Senate on Wednesday in its plenary session passed a motion mandating National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to suspend importation and usage of Avastin henceforth. Avastin is a d[...]

NAFDAC, NBC Recall Defective Batches of EVA Premium Water

On 08/Jul/2019

The National Agency  for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, recently issued a public alert directing the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited to recall Eva Premium Table Water 75cl as a precautionary s[...]

Response Of National Agency For Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC) to Media Reports Relating To The Use Of Avastin Injection

On 07/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has noted media reports relating to the use of Avastin Injection and hereby informs the members of the public, especially the health care provi[...]

NAFDAC Orders The Recall Of Eva Table Water 75cl

On 06/Jul/2019

Public Alert No. 0011/2019 – Recall of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl Due to Change in Colour and Presence of Particles.   The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has dire[...]

NAFDAC Intercepts 21 Containers of Damaged Frozen Fish in Lagos

On 05/Jul/2019

National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted 21 containers of spoilt frozen fish at Tincan Island Port in Lagos. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this kn[...]

Senate Asks NAFDAC to Suspend Use of Avastin Injection in Nigeria

On 04/Jul/2019

The Nigerian Senate has asked the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to “suspend forthwith” the use of Avastine injections in the country. The call was made after the lawm[...]

Finally, NAFDAC Bans Production of Smaller Packs of Sniper, Other Chemicals

On 21/Jun/2019

In a bid to control suicide cases in the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Thursday banned the production of smaller packs of Sniper and other harmful agro-chemicals. D[...]

Suicide: NAFDAC to Consider Modifying Sniper Containers, Says DG

On 13/Jun/2019

Following the incessant use of Sniper as a tool for suicide in Nigeria, the Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christiana Adeyeye has said the agency, along w[...]

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