Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk
Agency overview
FormedJuly 5, 2001
JurisdictionFederal government of Mexico
Agency executive
  • Alejandro Ernesto Svarch Pérez
Parent agencySecretariat of Health

The Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (in Spanish, Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios, Cofepris) is a regulatory body of the Mexican government. It is a decentralized organ of (and supervised by) the Mexican Secretariat of Health, and is responsible for regulating a variety of health related topics in Mexico, including food safety, pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, organ transplants, and environmental protection.[1]

COFEPRIS headquarters in Mexico City


  1. ^ "COFEPRIS's official website in English". Archived from the original on 2018-02-04. Retrieved 2013-12-12.

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