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 […]