Update on Light-emitting diode (LED) Reporting to FDA

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Update on Light-emitting diode (LED) Reporting to FDA

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is providing an update to clarify expectations regarding Light-emitting diodes (LED) reporting.

FDA is issuing an explanation to address the evident confusion regarding the entry transmission expectations for LED products and products containing LEDs. FDA hopes this message will alleviate some of these concerns and lessen the burden this misinterpretation has caused the import community.

FDA is issuing this message as part of its continued outreach efforts to assist the importing community.

To read the entire message, click on the following:


Questions related to the reporting requirements for LEDs may be submitted to FDA’s Division of Import Operations at (301) 796-0356 or FDAImportsInquiry@fda.hhs.gov.

Additional references regarding Light-emitting diode (LED) reporting: https://www.fda.gov/radiation-emittingproducts/electronicproductradiationcontrolprogram/gettingaproducttomarket/default.htm