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CVM GFI #290 (VICH GL61) – Pharmaceutical Development May 2024


Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only.

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2024-D-1133

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Center for Veterinary Medicine

This guidance describes the suggested contents for the Pharmaceutical Development section for veterinary medicinal products, which provides an opportunity to present the knowledge gained through the application of scientific approaches and quality risk management to the development of a product and its manufacturing process.  It is first produced for the original marketing application and can be updated to support new knowledge gained over the lifecycle of a product.  


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Mai Huynh
Center for Veterinary Medicine
Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation
Food and Drug Administration
7500 Standish Place, HFV-140
Rockville, MD 20855
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