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Guidance Issuing OfficeCenter for Drug Evaluation and Research
This guidance is intended to alert pharmaceutical manufacturers, compounders, repackers, and suppliers to the potential public health hazard of glycerin and other high-risk drug components contaminated with diethylene glycol (DEG) or ethylene glycol (EG). FDA has received and continues to receive (most recently in early 2023) reports about fatal poisonings of consumers who ingested drug products in a liquid dosage form (such as cough, allergy, analgesic, and antiemetic drug products) that were manufactured with DEG- or EG-contaminated components.
You can submit online or written comments on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5))
If unable to submit comments online, please mail written comments to:
Food and Drug Administration
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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2023-D-1573 .