Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk

Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk
Agency overview
Formed July 5, 2001
Jurisdiction Federal government of Mexico
Agency executive
  • Mikel Andoni Arriola Peñalosa
Parent agency Secretariat of Health
Website www.cofepris.gob.mx

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.[1]

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