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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Compliance Policy for Required Warning Statements on Small-Packaged Cigars Guidance for Industry August 2018

Final
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Tobacco Products

August 2018

This guidance document is intended to assist any person who manufacturers, packages, sells, offers to sell, distributes, or imports cigars in small packages with respect to the warning statement requirements in Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 1143 (21 CFR part 1143) for product packaging. This guidance document discusses, among other things:

  • The regulatory requirements to place specific warnings on cigar packaging
  • Definitions
  • FDA's compliance policy for cigars in small packaging

Submit Comments

Submit comments on this guidance document electronically via docket ID: FDA-2013-S-0610 - Specific Electronic Submissions Intended For FDA's Dockets Management Staff (i.e., Citizen Petitions, Draft Proposed Guidance Documents, Variances, and other administrative record submissions)

If unable to submit comments online, please mail written comments to:

Dockets Management
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Rm 1061
Rockville, MD 20852

All comments should be identified with the title of the guidance.

Questions?

Contact Point
Contact CTP
Document Control Center
Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
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Silver Spring, MD 20993-002
AskCTP@fda.hhs.gov
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