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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Section 905(j) Reports: Demonstrating Substantial Equivalence for Tobacco Products


January 2011 






This guidance provides information for those submitting reports concerning substantial equivalence under section 905(j) of the FD&C Act, including FDA’s interpretation of the statutory sections related to substantial equivalence and recommendations on the form and content of section 905(j) reports.  





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