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What is ANMAT?

The National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Devices (ANMAT) is an agency decentralized from the National Public Administration that was created by decree 1490/92. It cooperates in the protection of human health by assuring the quality of the products it regulates: drugs, foodstuff, medicinal products, diagnosis reagents, cosmetic products, dietary supplements and household cleaning products. Having a nationwide jurisdiction, it was created in August 1992 and ever since its group of professionals and technicians have worked with modern technology in order to efficiently fulfill the process of authorization, registration, standardization, vigilance and monitoring of the products used in the human medicine, food and cosmetic fields. Granted with an economic and financial autarky, in the technical and scientific field it is under the authority of the Ministry of Health Secretariat of Policies, Regulation and Institutes standards and guidelines. In this framework, ANMAT main objective is to guarantee that drugs, foodstuff, medical devices at the reach of the public be compliant in terms of efficacy (fulfillment of the therapeutic, nutritional or diagnostic objective), safety (high benefit/risk ratio) and quality (by meeting the citizens´ needs and expectations).
Avenida de Mayo 869 (C1084AAD) - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires - Argentina - Tel: 54-11-4340-0800