Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk
|Formed||July 5, 2001|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of Mexico|
|Parent agency||Secretariat of Health|
The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (in Spanish, Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios, COFEPRIS) is a regulatory body of the Mexican government. It is a decentralized organ of (and supervised by) the Mexican Secretariat of Health, and is responsible for regulating a variety of health related topics in Mexico, including food safety, pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, organ transplants, and environmental protection.
- Food and Drug Administration (Similar organization in the United States)
- Health Canada (Similar organization in Canada)