46.408 Single-agency assignments of Government contract quality assurance.

      (a) Government-wide responsibility for quality assurance support for acquisitions of certain commodities is assigned as follows:

           (1) For drugs, biologics, and other medical supplies-the Food and Drug Administration;

           (2) For food, except seafood-the Department of Agriculture.

           (3) For seafood-the National Marine Fisheries Service of the Department of Commerce.

      (b) Agencies requiring quality assurance support for acquiring these supplies should request the support directly from the cognizant office.