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Processes and Practices Applicable to Bioresearch Monitoring Inspections Draft Guidance for Industry June 2024


Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only.

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled “Processes and Practices Applicable to Bioresearch Monitoring Inspections.”  The draft guidance is being issued to comply with the Food and Drug Omnibus Reform Act of 2022, which directs the Agency to issue guidance describing the processes and practices applicable to inspections of sites and facilities inspected under FDA’s Bioresearch Monitoring inspection program, to the extent not specified in existing publicly available FDA guides and manuals.  The draft guidance is intended to cover the following: the types of records and information required to be provided, best practices for communication between FDA and industry in advance of or during an inspection or request for records or other information, and other inspections-related conduct.

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