[Federal Register: December 31, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 250)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[FDA 225-04-8004]

 
Memorandum of Understanding Between the Food and Drug 
Administration, Department of Health and Human Services of the United 
States of America and Swissmedic of the Swiss Confederation Regarding 
Exchange of Information About Pharmaceutical Products for Human and 
Animal Use and Medical Devices

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing notice of 
a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Food and Drug 
Administration, Department of Health and Human Services of the United 
States of America and Swissmedic of the Swiss Confederation. The 
purpose of this MOU is to further enhance and strengthen communication 
and existing public health promotion and protection cooperative 
activities related to the regulation of human or animal pharmaceutical 
products and human medical devices in Switzerland and the United States 
of America.

DATES: The agreement became effective September 22, 2003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Naomi Kawin, Office of International

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Programs (HFG-1), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-0590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 20.108(c), which 
states that all written agreements and MOUs between FDA and others 
shall be published in the Federal Register, the agency is publishing 
notice of this MOU.

    Dated: December 18, 2003.
Jeffrey Shuren,
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
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