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FDA Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee To Meet

April 7, 1997

The Food and Drug Administration's Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee will convene on May 13-14, 1997, in the Goshen Room of the Holiday Inn-Gaithersburg, Two Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland. The meeting will be open to the public. Public participation will be invited at certain times each afternoon as noted in the proposed agenda.

On May 13, 1997, the Committee will discuss veterinary medical issues related to the quality standards for the manufacture of animal drugs, such as current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs). On May 14, 1997, the Committee will discuss topics concerned with the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA), specifically the part of the regulation that permits extralabel use when a drug is clinically ineffective.

The proposed agenda follows:

Tuesday, May 13, 1997

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Open Committee Discussion
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Open Public Hearing
(public participation invited)
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Open Committee Discussion

Wednesday, May 14, 1997

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Open Committee Discussion
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Open Public Hearing
(public participation invited)
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Open Committee Discussion

Any interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the Committee. For further information, contact:

Ms. Jacquelyn Pace
FDA/Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-200)
7500 Standish Place
Rockville, MD 20855
Telephone: 301-594-5920
FAX: 301-594-4512

The deadline for requesting time to speak during the Open Public Hearing session is May 7, 1997.

An FDA Advisory Committee Information Hotline is available on 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee, code 12546. Please call the Hotline for information concerning any possible changes.

 

Contact FDA

240-276-9300
240-276-9115 FAX
Issued by: FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine

Communications Staff, HFV-12

7519 Standish Place

Rockville, MD 20855