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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Current Good Manufacturing Practice for Medical Gases Guidance for Industry June 2017

Draft

Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only.

Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

This guidance is intended to assist manufacturers of medical gases in complying with applicable current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations (21 CFR parts 210 and 211). Medical gases are generally regulated as finished pharmaceuticals and are subject to CGMP requirements regardless of the processing stage. Compliance with applicable CGMP requirements helps to ensure the safety, identity, strength, quality, and purity of medical gases. Medical gases that are not manufactured, processed, packed, or held according to applicable CGMP requirements can cause serious injury or death.


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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.