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- October 31, 2016 - Public Workshop:CDRH Veteran Amputee Device Workshop
- October 31 - November 1, 2016 - Public Meeting: Pre-Market Evaluation of Abuse-Deterrent Properties of Opioid Drug Products
- November 9-10, 2016 - Public Hearing: Manufacturer Communications Regarding Unapproved Uses of Approved or Cleared Medical Products