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Aug 05 2020

New FDA Gudiances for July 2020 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

  By Joshua Taylor, PhD, RAC, Director – Regulatory Affairs at CATO SMS    Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Pediatric Study Plans: Content of and Process for Submitting Initial Pediatric Study Plans and Amended Initial Pediatric Study Plans – Final Guidance 31 Jul 2020 Multiple Function Device Products: Policy and Considerations – Final Guidance 29 …

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Jul 05 2020

New FDA Gudiances for June 2020 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

By Sheila Plant, PhD, MHS, RAC, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs at CATO SMS    Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Development and Licensure of Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19: Guidance for Industry – Final Guidance 30 Jun 2020 Review and Update of Device Establishment Inspection Processes and Standards: Guidance for Industry – Final Guidance 29 Jun 2020 …

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Apr 06 2020

New FDA Gudiances for March 2020 and Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings

By Sheila Plant, PhD, MHS, RAC, Senior Director, Regulatory Strategy, CATO SMS FDA guidances from March 2020 as well as upcoming advisory committee meeting announcements are below.  We note that approximately one-third of FDA’s guidances this past month are related to COVID-19.    Special Interest Guidances/Information Date Posted Enforcement Policy for Gowns, Other Apparel, and …

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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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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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Mar 22 2019

Does the FDA Esketamine Approval Open the Door for Enrichment Trial Designs in Psychiatry?

By Greg Hileman, Ph.D, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs and Principle Regulatory Scientist at Cato Research   On March 5, the FDA approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, for use in conjunction with an oral antidepressant for treatment-resistant depression. Esketamine is the s-enantiomer of ketamine, approved in the 1970’s as an anesthetic, but used off-label since …

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Mar 20 2019

FDA Approval of New Opioid Drug (DSUVIATM) Stirs Controversy – Is it Necessary or Not?

By Dieanira Erudaitius, Ph.D., Scientist at Cato Research The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of the opioid analgesic DSUVIATM on 02 November 2018.[[1]] Its intended use is for adults only where acute pain management has no alternative treatment other than an opioid analgesic. DSUVIATM is a sublingual tablet containing sufentanil as …

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