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Docket Management Process - Considerations

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Summary of Public Comments

Transparency Report Arrow Considerations

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The Task Force considered whether FDA should post online all of the comments submitted to an Agency docket.  The Task Force also considered the rationale for treating comments from individual consumers differently, in terms of whether they are posted online, from comments submitted by other members of the public.


The Task Force also considered the interest in not providing personal information about the commenter, such as the person’s name or address, on a public Web site.  The Task Force recognizes that public availability of this information may be more of a concern when a person is sending comments as an individual, as opposed to on behalf of an organization, business, or other entity.