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Author Topic: FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Use of Nanotechnology  (Read 2087 times)
Sherry Ward
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« on: June 09, 2011, 04:25:42 pm »

"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today [June 9, 2010] released draft guidance to provide regulated industries with greater certainty about the use of nanotechnology."

FDA Press Release:

Draft Guidance: "Considering Whether an FDA-Regulated Product Involves the Application of Nanotechnology" available at:

Comments on the FDA draft document can be submitted within 60 days of its publication in the Federal Register.

Release of the FDA guidance document was coordinated to occur with a Memorandum issued by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of Management and Budget, and the United States Trade Representative, “Policy Principles for the U.S. Decision-Making Concerning Regulation and Oversight of Applications of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials,” available at:
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