For Industry

Letters of Non-Repudiation Agreement

A letter of Non-Repudiation Agreement for digital signatures must be submitted to the FDA prior to registering as a transaction partner for the FDA ESG. The letter must be submitted (preferably on company letterhead) and signed with a traditional handwritten signature. Users requesting a new ESG account must send an electronic copy of their Letter of Non Repudiation to ESGHelpDesk@fda.hhs.gov. In addition, users must send a physical copy to the FDA. Users must send a hard copy within 2 weeks or your account may be disabled. The letter must be sent to*:

La Misha Fields
Electronic Submissions Gateway
U.S Food and Drug Administration
3WFN, Room 1234
12225 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852

The following two letters are provided as samples for a Letter of Non-Repudiation Agreement. The information in square brackets [ ] will be provided by the submitter.

 

SAMPLE LETTER #1

[Company Letterhead]

[Today's Date]

La Misha Fields
Electronic Submissions Gateway
U.S Food and Drug Administration
3WFN, Room 1234
12225 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852

Re: Electronic Signatures

Dear Sir or Madam:

Pursuant to Section 11.100 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, this is to certify that [Company Name], [Company Address], intends that electronic signatures executed by our employees, [List of employee names] are the legally binding equivalent of traditional hand-written signatures.

Sincerely yours,

[Hand-written signature]
[Company Representative Title]

[Employee Name #1]: _________ [Hand-written signature of employee #1]

[Employee Name #2]: _________ [Hand-written signature of employee #2]

[Employee Name #3]: _________ [Hand-written signature of employee #3]

[etc]

 

SAMPLE LETTER #2

[Company Letterhead]

[Today's Date]

La Misha Fields
Electronic Submissions Gateway
U.S Food and Drug Administration
3WFN, Room 1234
12225 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852

Re: Electronic Signature Certificate Statement

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Section 11.100 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, this is to certify that [Company Name], intends that all electronic signatures executed by our employees, agents, or representatives, located anywhere in the world, are the legally binding equivalent of traditional hand-written signatures.

Sincerely yours,

[Hand-written signature]

[Name of Company Representative]
[Company Representative Title]

 

*If using USPS, do NOT use Priority Mail Express.

 

 

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