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Drug Enforcement Administration

NTIS is the only authorized official distributor of the DEA CSA database on the Web.

The products advertised on this Web site contain the complete authorized DEA database of persons and organizations certified to handle controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act. DEA authorizes the use of this database, and the inclusion of any individual or organization in the database, as proof of that entity's registration with the DEA.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), as part of its efforts to control the abuse and misuse of controlled substances and chemicals used in producing some over-the-counter drugs, maintains databases of individuals registered to handle these substances.

These databases are available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as weekly, monthly or quarterly subscriptions.

The CSA Online Database is now available Weekly and for limited searches of 1, 5, 10 or 25 queries.


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Important Notice from DEA

DEA is announcing that, effective immediately, DOD personal service contractors will be issued a new DEA registration number that begins with the letter ā€œGā€. This new first character will be in addition to the current first characters A, B, F of the DEA registration for practitioners. The G series DEA registration number will be listed in the database provided to NTIS and available on the DEA web site validation query system.

Registrant type (first letter of DEA Number):
A/B/F/G - Hospital/Clinic/Practitioner/Teaching Institution/Pharmacy
M - Mid-Level Practitioner (NP/PA/OD/ET, etc)
P/R-Manufacturer/Distributor/Researcher/Analytical Lab/Importer/Exporter/Reverse
    Distributor /Narcotic Treatment Program

DEA Products


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