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July 7-8, 2010 Meeting of the Tobacco Product Constituents Subcommittee of TPSAC Meeting Announcement

Date
July 7, 2010  & July 8, 2010                      
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.

Location
Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, Maryland  20877. 
Hotel phone number is 301-977-8900.

Agenda
On July 7-8, 2010, the subcommittee will continue discussions, as needed, from the June 8-9 meeting of this subcommittee.  The subcommittee will then receive presentations and discuss the analytic methods and ancillary and normalization standards applicable to the measurement and reporting of harmful or potentially harmful constituents in tobacco products, including smoke constituents. The subcommittee will finalize its proposed list of harmful or potentially harmful constituents, the rational for inclusion of each substance, validated methods for measuring the constituents and the ancillary and normalization standards for the identified constituents for presentation at a future meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee.    

 

Meeting Materials
Links to meeting materials will be added as they become available.  FDA intends to make the complete background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

 

Public Participation Information
Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

  • Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before

June 29, 2010.

  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately

2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., July 7, 2010.  Those desiring to make formal oral
presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the
general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and
addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time
requested to make their presentation on or before June 21, 2010.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited.  If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session.  The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by June 22, 2010.

 

Contact Information

  • Karen M. Templeton-Somers, Ph.D.

Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
9200 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone:  1-877-287-1373 (choose Option 4)
FAX:  240-276-3761 
Email:  TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov  

  • FDA Advisory Committee Information Line

1-800-741-8138
(301-443-0572 in the Washington DC area)
Code: 8732110002
Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice.  Therefore, you should always check the agency’s Website and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/phone line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.

FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting.  If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.  FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs.  If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Karen Templeton-Somers at 1-877-287-1373 (choose Option 4) or TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. 

FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings.  Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/oc/advisory/default.htm for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app.2).