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Any modification to the drug substance manufacturing process such as facility / equipment changes, synthetic route changes etc. has the potential to affect the final drug product’s quality / efficacy / safety.
As said and done for many times till now, the United Sates Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has set a compliance deadline for eCTD (electronic common technical document) submissions. The deadline for the first phase is on 5th May 2017 and for the second phase, it is on 5th May 2018. What’s there to reconsider now?
As we all are aware, the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (US FDA’s) electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) requirement is nearing the deadline.
Is it the clinical pharmacology section of generic drugs and biologic’s labels requiring your attention? Are you chalking out a plan to gather the related data? Then it is the time you should know about Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) finalized guidance on labeling. Here’s a quick overview.
What is Clinical Pharmacology?
Are you planning for clinical or non-clinical studies post December 17, 2016? If yes, we suggest you take a look at Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) study Data standards applicable for certain types of submissions to CDER and CBER.
Do you know? The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has mandated that certain Regulatory submission types (NDA, BLA, and ANDA) should be filed in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format beginning May 5, 2017.
Recently FDA has confirmed announcement of a major and final rule of labeling coming in July 2016 that will entail new guidelines for updating labels of generic drugs in terms of safety information. Announcing this final rule, FDA intends to make the process of label update easier for generic drug companies.
Influence of Present Rule
FDA published a guidance in May 2015 announcing a deadline for electronic submission of active DMFs. As per these guidelines, DMF holders are required to submit the baseline submission that generally includes the Module 1, 2 and 3 of the present submissions. This submission should also take account of the most recent paper submissions if any.
Drug Master File (DMF) is one of the important parts of the documents submitted to the regulatory authorities including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW).
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