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

Safety Expert Urges NAFDAC to Ensure Traders Obey Time Lag for Sale of Sniper

On 29/Jul/2019

The Nigerian Chapter of the World Safety Organisation (WSO) has urged NAFDAC to ensure that traders comply with the time lag given to them to stop the sale of Sniper and other hazardous chemical substances in the open[...]

Customs, NAFDAC Destroy Over N14bn Smuggled Drugs

On 25/Jul/2019

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has destroyed about 58 containers of banned Tramadol and other illicit drugs worth N14.7 billion intercepted by its operatives at various Customs formation in Lagos, and other parts o[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Bauchi Package Water Factory

On 22/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut a package water factory in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State for operating without registration. In a statement by[...]

NAFDAC Officials, Policemen Escape Lynching in Onitsha Market

On 22/Jul/2019

Officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control and policemen escaped getting lynched during an enforcement exercise at the Head Bridge Drug Market in Onitsha, Anambra State.   NA[...]

Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd Press Statement: Eva Table Water is Safe for Consumption – NAFDAC

On 16/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs, Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has declared that Eva Premium Table Water produced and bottled by Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) is safe for consumption, assuring c[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Three Ponmo Factories in Lagos

On 11/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has closed down three factories that specialise in importing hides into the country for human consumption as ponmo. The three factories are located on Un[...]

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[...]

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