US FDA Issues Rule to Streamline Radiological Health Regulations
On January 2023, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published Radiological Health Regulations for Recording and Reporting Radiation Emitting Electronic Products and Performance Standards for X-ray, Laser and Ultrasonic Diagnostic Products.
US FDA Proposes Fee Increases for Certification Services on Color Additives
On January 2023, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule to amend color additive regulations to increase fees for certification services. ves
Japan’s MHLW Publishes New Quality Standards for Quasi-Drugs
On October 2022, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has published new quality standards and specifications of 2,647 ingredients and additives that can used in Quasi-drugs.
FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Industry, Considerations for Rescinding Breakthrough Therapy Designation
The U.S. FDA issued a draft guidance for industry titled Considerations for Rescinding Breakthrough Therapy Designation.
USFDA Publishes updated definitions FOR ‘Face-to-Face Meeting’
The FDA publishes updated Definitions of Face‑to‑Face Formal Meetings.
FDA-Advancing Real World Evidence Program
In October 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the Advancing Real-World Evidence (RWE) Program
China’s NMPA Announces they will Start Electronic system for Drug related Registration Certificates (2022)
China’s NMPA Announces they will start on Issuance of Drug Electronic Registration Certificates starting November 1st, 2022. China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) will issue drug registration certificates in electronic version, which is as legally valid as the paper version.
FDA Approves Free Sale of OTC Hearing Aids
In August 2022, the FDA finalizes the historic rule allowing millions of Americans access to over-the-counter hearing aids.
US-FDA Over-The-Counter Monograph Drug User Fee Program (OMUFA)
On March 14, 2022, FDA announced the rates for over-the-counter (OTC) monograph drug user fees for fiscal year (FY) 2022
REGISTRATION OF DRUG MASTER FILE (DMF) IN JAPAN
In Japan, the Drug Master File (DMF) is called “Master File” or “MF”. The Purpose of DMF is to protect the “know-how” of API manufacturing methods against the marketing authorization applicant (MAA) / holder (MAH) of pharmaceutical products. The foreign manufacturers of APIs can apply for DMF registration.
US-FDA Formal Meetings with OTC Sponsors
Overview: On February 1st, 2022, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft of guidance on formal meetings between sponsors of over-the counter (OTC) monograph drugs and the agency.The guidance clarifies how sponsors can obtain advice on studies to support their submissions. It also addresses meeting types, meeting formats, content of meeting requests […]
US-FDA TRANSITION PLAN FOR MEDICAL DEVICE UNDER EUA IN USA
On December 31st, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the draft of new guidance that outlines the transition plan for devices granted and marketed in USA under EUA designation during the coronavirus pandemic.