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Meeting of the Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration

Center Date Time Location
OC October 31, 2008 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hilton Hotel Washington DC North
620 Perry Pkwy.
Gaithersburg, MD


The Science Board will hear about and discuss a review of the draft assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA) for use in food contact applications by the Science Board BPA Subcommittee. The Science Board will discuss 2009 agenda topics. The Science Board will also hear an overview of current methods for detection of contaminants in FDA-regulated products.

Meeting Materials

Draft Agenda
Meeting Roster
Subcommittee Roster
Briefing Materials
FDA Statement on Release of Bisphenol A (BPA) Subcommittee Report

Dockets Posting Page

Public Participation Information

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by October 17, 2008.

Contact Information

FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

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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 Carlos Pen˜ a at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/oc/advisory/default.htm for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

Updated 10/30/2008

Official FR Notice

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