Do you require an Apostille on your FDA issued Certificate of Free Sale?
At Global Apostille, we make authenticating your documents through the US Department of State in Washington DC easy and stress-free. Our experienced and knowledgeable team is available to answer any questions and provide you with easy-to-follow step by step instructions.
Companies exporting products from the United States often receive a request from foreign buyers or foreign governments to provide a certification for products regulated by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).
A digital Certificate of Free Sale is issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This document certifies that the materials listed are on file and in compliance with the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.
Edible goods are allowed for export only if they meet the specification of section 801(e) of the FD&C Act [21 U.S.C. 381(e)].
By the articles of this section, food items intended for export shall not be deemed to be adulterated or misbranded under the FD&C Act if they:
- (a) correspond to the specifications of the foreign purchaser
- (b) are not in conflict with the laws of the country where they are intended for export,
- (c) are clearly labeled on the outside of the shipping package that it is intended for export, and
- (d) are not sold or offered for sale on domestic markets.
Our office can apostille Documents issued by the Department of Health and Human Services FDA division.
Obtaining an apostille can be intricate. Avoid leaving this task for inexperienced staff or non-professionals who are not fully aware of the complexities of the apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your application may be rejected, and you lose time and money. Make a better choice!
Our experts are available Monday through Friday from 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM. Please call us at 1-770-447-0360 and we will answer all your questions and offer easy to follow detailed instructions.