Magneco Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations

Unique Facility Identifier (UFI) – DUNS number

Under 21 CFR 1.232(a)(2), domestic and foreign facilities must submit a unique facility identifier (UFI) recognized as acceptable to FDA in the facility’s registration.

  • The requirement applies to both new facilities registering for the first time, and those submitting a registration renewal.
  • The UFI will be used by FDA to verify that the facility-specific address associated with the UFI is the same address associated with the facility’s registration

What is a DUNS number?

The DUNS Number (Data Universal Numbering System) is a unique 9-digit identification number provided by Dun & Bradstreet (D & B). The DUNS Number is site-specific. Therefore, each distinct physical location of an entity (such as branches, divisions, and headquarters) may be assigned a DUNS number.


Does it cost?

No, issue of DUNS number is free of charge for FDA registration purposes. MAGNECO LLC will assist your company obtain the DUNS number during registration.

Do you have any questions or need to register?

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