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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Preparation of IDEs and INDs for Products Intended to Repair or Replace Knee Cartilage Guidance for Industry December 2011

Final
Docket Number:
FDA-2007-D-0020
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

This guidance document provides to you, sponsors of an investigational device exemption application (IDE) or an investigational new drug application (IND), recommendations about certain information that should be included in a submission describing a product intended to repair or replace knee cartilage. For the purposes of this document, a product intended to repair or replace knee cartilage, as with other cartilage repair or replacement products,1 may include a biologic, device, or combination product2 whose components would individually be regulated by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) or the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER).3,4 This guidance finalizes the draft guidance of the same title dated July 2007.


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