[Federal Register: August 20, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 161)]
[Page 53956]
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Food and Drug Administration

Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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: Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee.
    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 September 6, 2002, from 
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Location: Holiday Inn, The Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village Ave., 
Gaithersburg, MD.
    Contact Person: Kimberly L. Topper, 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 12545. Please call 
the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
    Agenda: The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 21-
395, SPIRIVA (Tiotropium bromide) by Boehringer-Ingelheim, for chronic 
obstructive pulmonary disease.
    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 September 1, 
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 September 1, 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 
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
    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 Kimberly L. Topper 
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: August 12, 2002.
Linda Arey Skladany,
Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations.
[FR Doc. 02-21209 Filed 8-19-02; 8:45 am]