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For its annual year-in-review series, Chain Drug Review featured CHPA's President & CEO, Scott Melville, who offered industry insights from last year and thoughts on the outlook for 2021.

Jan 7, 2021


We want to thank you, our members, for your patience and understanding during difficult times. Here you may find up to date information about our event offerings for 2021.

Dec 17, 2020

Research Reports

Boomers are a diverse demographic with different health needs, preferences, and shopping behaviors. The demand for holistic products that enable self-care make boomers ripe for engagement and highlight an opportunity for the self-care products industry.

Oct 14, 2020

Press Releases and Statements

Industry Experts Will Spotlight Emerging Trends in OTCs, Dietary Supplements, and Consumer Medical Devices

Aug 10, 2020


Women spend an estimated $4,752 on tampons and pads throughout their lifetime, which doesn't account for other menstrual health-related products they'll use.

Jul 31, 2020


Letter regarding the Healthcare Distribution Alliance position on the Draft Guidance for Industry: Initiation of Voluntary Recalls.

Jun 25, 2019


Enclosed herein are comments on "510(k) Device Modifications: Deciding When to Submit a 510(k) for a Change to an Existing Device: Public Meeting: Request for Comments".

Jul 12, 2013


CHPA supports FDA's goals of reducing medical errors, simplifying device use information into data systems, identifying devices with adverse events, facilitating recall efficiency, and focusing communication.

Nov 7, 2012

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The following CHPA research initiatives and products highlight the meaningful ways that OTC medicines provide consumers access to trusted, affordable, empowering self-care options.

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