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Wholesale Distributor Verification Requirement for Saleable Returned Drug Product—Compliance Policy Guidance for Industry September 2019

Final Level 1 Guidance
Docket Number:
FDA-2019-D-4212.
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

This guidance is intended for wholesale distributors who must verify the product identifier upon receipt of a returned product that the wholesale distributor intends to further distribute as required under section 582(c)(4)(D) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) (21 U.S.C. 360eee-1(c)(4)(D)). This guidance addresses the readiness of wholesale distributors to comply with the provisions in section 582 of the FD&C Act related to the verification of saleable returned drug products. The requirement under section 582(c)(4)(D) for wholesale distributors to verify saleable returned drug products prior to redistribution goes into effect on November 27, 2019.


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