Facility Readiness: Goal Date Decisions Under GDUFA October 2022
Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.
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Guidance Issuing OfficeCenter for Drug Evaluation and Research
This guidance provides information to applicants on how FDA intends to assign a goal date based on a facility’s readiness for inspection as certified on Form FDA 356h, submitted as part of an original abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) under section 505(j) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (21 U.S.C. 355(j)). This guidance explains how FDA incorporates a program enhancement agreed upon by the Agency and industry as part of the negotiations relating to reauthorization of the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA), as described in “GDUFA Reauthorization Performance Goals and Program Enhancements Fiscal Years 2023-2027” (GDUFA III commitment letter).
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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2022-D-1981.