Category Archive: FDA Regulatory Guidances

Mar 04 2020

New FDA Gudiances for February 2020 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

By Sheila Plant, PhD, MHS, RAC, Senior Director, Regulatory Strategy, CATO SMS    Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Policy for Diagnostics Testing in Laboratories Certified to Perform High Complexity Testing under CLIA prior to Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Disease-2019 during the Public Health Emergency: Immediately in Effect Guidance for Clinical Laboratories and Food and …

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Feb 04 2020

New FDA Gudiances for January 2020 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

By Sheila Plant, PhD, MHS, RAC, Senior Director, Regulatory Strategy, CATO SMS Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Recommendations to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by Blood and Blood Components; Draft Guidance for Industry: Draft Guidance for Industry – Draft Guidance 30 Jan 2020 Arthroscopy Pump Tubing Sets …

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Jan 06 2020

New FDA Guidances for November and December 2019 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

By Alice Li, MD, MSc, RAC(CAN), Regulatory Scientist, Cato Research Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Guidance for Industry: Serving Sizes of Foods That Can Reasonably Be Consumed At One Eating Occasion, Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed, Serving Size-Related Issues, Dual-Column Labeling, and Miscellaneous Topics – Final Guidance 30 Dec 2019 Submission of Plans for Cigarette Packages …

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Dec 20 2019

New FDA guidance on alternate approaches in premarket notification for Class II medical devices

By Alice Li, MD, MSc, RAC (CAN), Regulatory Scientist, Cato Research FDA issued “The Abbreviated 510(k) Program – Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” on 13 September 2019. The content of this guidance supersedes the content from 1998 guidance “The New 510(k) Paradigm – Alternate Approaches to Demonstrating Substantial Equivalence in Premarket …

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Nov 06 2019

New FDA Guidances for October 2019 and Upcoming Adcom Meetings

By Sheila Plant, PhD, MHS, RAC (US), Director, Regulatory Strategy at Cato Research Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Assessing User Fees Under the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2017 – Draft Guidance 01 November 2019 Chronic Hepatitis D Virus Infection: Developing Drugs for Treatment Guidance for Industry – Draft Guidance 01 November 2019 Electronic …

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Sep 09 2019

New FDA Guidances for June to August 2019

Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Consideration of Uncertainty in Making Benefit-Risk Determinations in Medical Device Premarket Approvals, De Novo Classifications, and Humanitarian Device Exemptions: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Final 30 August 2019 Factors to Consider When Making Benefit-Risk Determinations in Medical Device Premarket Approval and De Novo Classifications: Guidance …

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Jun 14 2019

New FDA Guidance’s For May 2019

Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Formal Dispute Resolution: Sponsor Appeals Above the Division Level Guidance for Industry and Review Staff – Final Guidance 30 May 2019 Section 503A Bulks List Final Rule Questions and Answers; Small Entity Compliance Guide;: Guidance for Industry – Final Guidance 24 May 2019 Development of Therapeutic Protein Biosimilars: Comparative Analytical …

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May 10 2019

New FDA Guidance’s for April 2019

Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Characterization of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Used in Orthopedic Devices: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Final Guidance 26 Apr 2019 Recommended Content and Format of Non-Clinical Bench Performance Testing Information in Premarket Submissions: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Final …

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Apr 24 2019

New FDA Guidance on Natural History Studies for Rare Diseases

In a recent Ask Cato blog post, I summarized a revised FDA guidance issued in January 2019, Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development.1 The guidance covers a range of topics, including the use of surrogate biomarkers, nonclinical flexibility, and natural history studies, to assist sponsors in conducting more efficient drug development programs for rare …

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Apr 10 2019

2019 March FDA Guidances

Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Pediatric Information Incorporated Into Human Prescription Drug and Biological Products Labeling Good Review Practice – Final Guidance 27 Mar 2019 Standards Development and the Use of Standards in Regulatory Submissions Reviewed in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research – Final Guidance 25 Mar 2019 Rare Diseases: Natural History Studies …

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