August 12, 2021

FDA Adding Optional Affirmations of Compliance (AOC) to Animal Feed Processing Code

CSMS #49037414 - Syntax Update: FDA Adding Optional Affirmations of Compliance (AOC) to Animal Feed Processing Code

FDA is adding the following optional Affirmations of Compliance (AoC) to Program Code FOO (Food)/Processing Code FEE (Animal Feed): 

AOC Code Description Syntax
REG Drug (Firm) Registration Number 9N*
VFD Veterinary Feed Directive   Not Applicable/Indicator Only
VFL Medicated Feed Mill License (MFL)  7X


In addition, the syntax for VFL will be changed to 7X for Program Code VME (Animal Drug or Device).

*Note: The syntax for the Drug (Firm) Registration Number (REG) has been corrected. The REG for medicated feed is 9N.

These changes were deployed in CERT on August 5, 2021.
These changes are expected to be deployed in Production on September 18, 2021. An updated FDA Supplemental Guide will be posted at this time.

Crane Trade Services can assist you with questions regarding this matter.  For assistance please contact CWTSConsulting@craneww.com.

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