The DUNS number is a nine-digit unique number assigned by the D&B (the DUN and Bradstreet), a private company. In this blog, we have explained “How to get DUNS number for free.
DUNS number for drug establishment registration -Having a DUNS number is a mandatory requirement for drug establishment registration.
DUNS number for food facilities and food importer – In the preamble to the final rule, FDA stated that it anticipated issuing guidance specifying those UFI(s) that we recognize as acceptable and that the FDA expects to recognize DUNS numbers as acceptable UFI. During the 2020 food facility registration renewal, a DUNS number is required to complete the biennial registration.
When you search over the internet, you may find several companies offering assistance for the DUNS number and asking for the money. However, the DUNS number can be obtained free of charge. It will cost $ 0 to get the DUNS number.
Even when you contact your local D&B office, they may say that the DUNS number is chargeable; however, you have to explain to them that the DUNS number is required for FDA compliance purposes.
It usually requires 30 days to provide a DUNS number upon receiving a completed request. For businesses willing to pay a fee of about $250, Dun & Bradstreet can assign the DUNS number within five days.
You can search your DUNS number on the fdadunslookup.com website and update the company information in D&B records.
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