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Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee

Center Date Time Location
CDER October 20, 2005
October 21, 2005
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12 noon

Holiday Inn Washington Silver Spring
The Ballrooms
8777 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD

The committee will discuss the benefits and risks of antiseptic products marketed for consumer use (e.g., antibacterial hand-washes and bodywashes). The discussion will include topics such as the efficacy of antiseptics intended for use by consumers and potential risks to the individual and the general population from using these products.

Background material and meeting information will become available no later than one business day before each meeting day (Simply scroll down to the appropriate committee heading).

Closed Committee Deliberations:
On October 21, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, the meeting will be closed to permit discussion and review of trade secret and/or confidential information (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)).

On October 20, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the meeting is open to the public. 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 October 13, 2005. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on October 20, 2005. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before October 13, 2005 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 LaNise Giles at 301-827-7001, at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.

Contact Person:
Darrell Lyons, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-021), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane (for express delivery: 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1093), Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-6760, FAX: 301-827-6778, e-mail: lyonsd@cder.fda.gov.

Advisory Committee Telephone Information Line:
Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512541.

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