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CVM GFI #170 Animal Drug User Fees and Fee Waivers and Reductions April 2023

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Center for Veterinary Medicine

Enacted on November 18, 2003, the Animal Drug User Fee Act of 2003 (ADUFA) (Public Law 108-130) amended the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) and requires the FDA to assess and collect user fees for certain applications, products, establishments, and sponsors. It also authorizes the Agency to grant a waiver from or a reduction of those fees in certain circumstances.

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on the types of fees the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is authorized to collect under ADUFA and how to request waivers and reductions from these fees. This revised guidance describes the types of fees and fee waivers and reductions; what information FDA recommends you submit in support of a request for a fee waiver or reduction; how to submit such a request; and FDA's process for reviewing requests.

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You can submit online or written comments on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5))

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

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

All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2004-D-0369.


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Food and Drug Administration
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Rockville, MD 20855
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