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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Nonclinical Studies for the Safety Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Excipients May 2005

Final
Docket Number:
FDA-2002-D-0188
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

This document provides guidance concerning development of safety profiles to support use of new excipients as components of drug or biological products. It is intended for use by reviewers within both the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) and by interested individuals in industry. It is also intended to foster and expedite the development of new excipients, communicate to pharmaceutical and excipient manufacturers current CDER and CBER recommendations on the nonclinical safety data that should be generated to support excipient development, and increase uniformity within CDER and CBER as to expectations for the nonclinical safety evaluation of excipients.


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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2002-D-0188.