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Drug, Device and Cosmetic Program

Any business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who is manufacturing, distributing, or retailing drugs, medical devices, and/or medicated cosmetics must register with the Pennsylvania Department of Health unless otherwise noted as a designated exemption.



Pennsylvania Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act

Pennsylvania Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Regulations

Pennsylvania Non-Controlled Substances (List I) Registration and Reporting Act

Generic Drug Substitution/Equivalency Overview of Laws/Regulations

Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy - Law/Act

Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy - Regulations/Code

Narrow Therapeutic Index General Information

Federal Requirements for Electronic Orders and Prescriptions

Pennsylvania Wholesale Prescription Drug Distributors License Act


​ ​NPLEx Information and Resources:

Click here to access the Appriss website


House Bill 602 Act 53 of 2013

NPLEx - National Precursor Log Exchange

PA NPLEx Registration Instructions

Letter of Notification for Act 53 of 2013


The information contained in this web site is being made available as a public service by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Program). No posted information or material provided is intended to constitute legal or professional advice. The information contained in this web site was supplied from license/registration applications and other sources such as inspections, statutes, regulations and other governmental agencies. The Department of Health makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy of any posted information and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions contained therein. Furthermore, no warranty, express or implied, is created by providing information through this web site and the presence of a facility license or registration on the web site does not in any way constitute an endorsement by the Department of Health. No one shall be entitled to claim detrimental reliance on any views or information, whether provided by or accessed through this web site, or to claim any duty on our part to update posted information or to protect the interests of those accessing this web site. In no event shall the Department of Health, its contractors, or its member boards or staff be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on such information or views. For more information regarding this web site or if you have any questions about information provided therein, please contact the Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Program of the Department of Health responsible for the license or registration directly. The data is derived directly from the Pennsylvania Drug, Device, & Cosmetic database and is updated on a daily basis.