Nanotechnology is an emerging technology that has the potential to be used in a broad array of FDA-regulated products, including medical products, foods and cosmetics. Nanomaterials, developed using nanotechnology, are measured in nanometers, — equal to about one-billionth of a meter — so small that they can’t be seen with a regular microscope. These nanomaterials…Details
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public workshop entitled “Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments: Social Science Methodologies to Assess Goals Related to Knowledge.” The purpose of the public workshop is to initiate constructive dialogue and information-sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, health care organizations, health care providers, and others from the…Details
Those of you who will be in central Florida this week are welcome to join PDG at an FDA presentation by Leo J Lagrotte, Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), FLA-DO/TMP-RP entitled “FDA Perspective on Advertising and Promotional Compliance and Social Media” on May 24th, 2012, 5:30–8:30 pm at the Hampton Inn and…Details
The agency held a public hearing on March 22-23, 2012 to “obtain input on a new paradigm we are considering. Under this paradigm, the Agency would approve certain drugs that would otherwise require a prescription for nonprescription use (also known as over-the-counter or OTC) under conditions of safe use.” The hearing was preliminary with no…Details
The agency recently announced a public hearing to “obtain input on a new paradigm we are considering. Under this paradigm, the Agency would approve certain drugs that would otherwise require a prescription for nonprescription use (also known as over-the-counter or OTC) under conditions of safe use.” Please let us know if you plan to attend…Details
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has announced that several regulatory professionals in Florida are interested in launching a RAPS Chapter. PDG is pleased to inform our readers that we will be joining RAPS for the inaugural meeting to interact with other regulatory professionals from our area. The meeting will be held in Tampa on…Details
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FDA and industry leaders have agreed on legislation that, if passed by Congress, will usher in user fees for ANDA sponsors. As currently drafted, a one-time backlog fee is anticipated for “Each person that owns an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) that is pending on October 1, 2012, and that has not received a tentative…Details
PDG has participated in multiple NDAs (505(b)(1) and 505(b)(2)) and sNDAs, including first-in-class drug products, new chemical entities, Rx-to-OTC switches, and fixed-dose combinations.
Many PDG clients have found the 505(b)(2) NDA development pathway to be a more timely and cost-effective route to market.