The Backgrounder series was produced between 1990 and 1999
and consisted of short general information pieces on FDA topics
of interest to consumers, ranging from BST to xenotransplantation.
The series was subsequently replaced by the Fact
Sheets About FDA series.
The Backgrounders listed below are those that continue to be
updated or that contain old but still accurate information.
Hydroxy Acids in Cosmetics
The FDA Modernization Act of 1997
Safety: A Team Approach
State-of-the-Art Approach to Food Safety
Handbook for Requesting Information
and Records from FDA
How FDA Handles Reports of Problems with
Making Your Voice Heard at FDA: How to
on Proposed Regulations and Submit Petitions
Milestones in U.S. Food and Drug Law History
and Other Fat Substitutes
President Signs Record FDA FY 2002
Iron Poisoning in Children