[Federal Register: March 6, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 44)]
[Page 10222]
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Food and Drug Administration

Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of 

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will 
be open to the public.

    Name of Committee: Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory 
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on April 12, 2002, from 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Holiday Inn, Kennedy Ballroom, 8777 Georgia Ave., 
Silver Spring, MD.
    Contact: Jaime Henriquez or La'Nise S. Giles, Center for Drug 
Evaluation and Research (HFD-21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 
Fishers Lane, (for express delivery, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1093) 
Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-7001, or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area), code 12533. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date 
information on this meeting.
    Agenda: The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 
20-386/S028, COZAAR (losartan potassium), Merck and Co., Inc., for 
the treatment of type II diabetic patients with nephropathy.
    Procedure: 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 by April 4, 
2002. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between 
approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation 
may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations 
should notify the contact person before April 4, 2002, 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.
    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 Jaime Henriquez 
at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: February 27, 2002.
Linda A. Suydam,
Senior Associate Commissioner for Communications and Constituent 
[FR Doc. 02-5300 Filed 3-5-02; 8:45 am]