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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Scientific Considerations in Demonstrating Biosimilarity to a Reference Product April 2015

Final
Docket Number:
FDA-2011-D-0605
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled “Scientific Considerations in Demonstrating Biosimilarity to a Reference Product.” This guidance is intended to assist sponsors in demonstrating that a proposed therapeutic protein product is biosimilar to a reference product for the purpose of submitting a marketing application through an abbreviated licensure pathway. This guidance gives an overview of FDA's approach to determining biosimilarity.


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