CAERS Data Files
FDA provides raw data extracted from the CAERS database to the extent permitted by law and FDA regulations. The data files, which are available in ASCII format, may include:
demographic and administrative information and the CAERS report ID number;
product information from the case reports;
symptom information from the reports;
patient outcome information from the reports.
The data file contains data reported by consumers and health care practitioners, data voluntarily reported by industry, and data from mandatory reports from dietary supplement industry from January 2004 forward. Subsequent data files will contain raw data extracted quarterly and will be posted when available.