Report Counterfeit Drugs and Suspicious Vendors
Your cooperation is an essential part of FDA’s and state regulatorsʹ efforts to protect the public from
diverted, counterfeit, and otherwise unsafe prescription drugs. You can use this guide to help health and
law enforcement officials. You can also assist by maintaining copies of unsolicited offers, pedigrees, or
other pertinent documents, as well as any suspicious products.
|For Suspicious Products||For Suspicious Vendors|
|Check risk factors for
packaging, labeling and product
|Check all risk factors|
|Fill out FDA’s Form 3500
to report the product at
to report the vendor to the FDA.
Include detailed and timely information
about the incident, such as:
•Name and strength of the drug
|Notify state regulator of wholesale distributors