Determination That RUBRAMIN PC (Cyanocobalamin) Injection and Ten Other Drug Products Were Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness, 77723-77724 [E8-30154]

Download as PDF 77723 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 245 / Friday, December 19, 2008 / Notices plan. FDA estimates that two recordkeepers per day (one recordkeeper for each shift) would be needed to conduct monitoring, corrective action, recordkeeping, and verification outlined in the risk control plan. The estimated duration of implementation for a risk control plan is 90 days, which is the minimum recommended time to achieve long-term behavior change. TABLE 2—ESTIMATED ANNUAL RECORDKEEPING BURDEN FOR REGULATORS 1 No. of Recordkeepers Types of Records Voluntary Food Safety Management System Evaluation (includes validation, verification, and completion of verification inspection checklist) Annual Frequency of Recordkeeping Total Annual Records Hours per Recordkeeper Total Hours 1 50,000 16 800,000 50,000 Total Annual Burden for Regulators 1 There 800,000 are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information. It is difficult to predict the number of State, local, and tribal regulatory jurisdictions that will use the Regulator’s Manual. But, FDA anticipates that retail and foodservice establishments which voluntarily develop and implement a food safety management system based on the Operator’s Manual will request their regulatory authorities to conduct an evaluation of their system. The estimates in table 2 of this document for the annual burden to State, local, and tribal regulators that follow the recommendations in the Regulator’s Manual were calculated based on the usual time needed for one person to evaluate a voluntarily-implemented food safety management system and record the findings. The number of times an inspector may be asked by an operator to evaluate a voluntarilyimplemented system is not expected to exceed once per year. Please note that on January 15, 2008, the FDA Division of Dockets Management Web site transitioned to the Federal Dockets Management System (FDMS). FDMS is a Government-wide, electronic docket management system. Electronic comments or submissions will be accepted by FDA only through FDMS at http://www.regulations.gov. Dated: December 11, 2008. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E8–30278 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2008–N–0617] Determination That RUBRAMIN PC (Cyanocobalamin) Injection and Ten Other Drug Products Were Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the eleven drug products listed in this document were not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. This determination means that FDA will not begin procedures to withdraw approval of abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) that refer to the drug products, and it will allow FDA to continue to approve ANDAs that refer to the products as long as they meet relevant legal and regulatory requirements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olivia Pritzlaff, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD–7), Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 51, rm. 6308, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301– 796–3601. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 1984, Congress enacted the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 (Public Law 98– 417) (the 1984 amendments), which authorized the approval of duplicate versions of drug products approved under an ANDA procedure. ANDA sponsors must, with certain exceptions, show that the drug for which they are seeking approval contains the same active ingredient in the same strength andosage form as the ‘‘listed drug,’’ which is a version of the drug that was PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 previously approved. Sponsors of ANDAs do not have to repeat the extensive clinical testing otherwise necessary to gain approval of a new drug application (NDA). The only clinical data required in an ANDA are data to show that the drug that is the subject of the ANDA is bioequivalent to the listed drug. The 1984 amendments include what is now section 505(j)(7) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) (21 U.S.C. 355(j)(7)), which requires FDA to publish a list of all approved drugs. FDA publishes this list as part of the ‘‘Approved Drug Products With Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations,’’ which is generally known as the ‘‘Orange Book.’’ Under FDA regulations, a drug is withdrawn from the list if the agency withdraws or suspends approval of the drug’s NDA or ANDA for reasons of safety or effectiveness, or if FDA determines that the listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness (21 CFR 314.162). Under § 314.161(a) (21 CFR 314.161(a)), the agency must determine whether a listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness: (1) Before an ANDA that refers to that listed drug may be approved; (2) whenever a listed drug is voluntarily withdrawn from sale and ANDAs that refer to the listed drug have been approved; and (3) when a person petitions for such a determination under 21 CFR 10.25(a) and 10.30. Section 314.161(d) provides that if FDA determines that a listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness, the agency will initiate proceedings that could result in the withdrawal of approval of the ANDAs that refer to the listed drug. FDA has become aware that the drug products listed in the table in this document are no longer being marketed. (As requested by the applicant, FDA withdrew approval of NDA 6–799 for RUBRAMIN PC (cyanocobalamin) E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 77724 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 245 / Friday, December 19, 2008 / Notices Injection in the Federal Register of November 7, 2007 (72 FR 62858).) Application No. Drug Applicant NDA 6–799 RUBRAMIN PC (cyanocobalamin) Injection, 1 milligram (mg)/milliliter (mL) Bristol Myers Squibb Co., P.O. Box 4500, Princeton, NJ 08543–4500 NDA 10–060 FLORINEF (fludrocortisone acetate) Tablets, 0.1 mg King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 501 Fifth St., Bristol, TN 37620 NDA 11–613 IONAMIN (phentermine resin complex) Extended-Release Capsules, equivalent to (EQ) 15 mg and 30 mg base UCB, Inc., 1950 Lake Park Dr., Smyrna, GA 30080 NDA 17–849 BRETHINE (terbutaline sulfate) Tablets, 2.5 mg and 5 mg AAIPharma, LLC, 2320 Scientific Park Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405 NDA 17–970 NOLVADEX (tamoxifen citrate) Tablets, EQ 10 mg and 20 mg base AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, 1800 Concord Pike, P.O. Box 8355, Wilmington, DE 19803–8355 NDA 19–058 TENORMIN (atenolol) Injection, 0.5 mg/mL Do. NDA 19–645 TORADOL (ketorolac tromethamine) Tablets, 10 mg Hoffman-La Roche, Inc., 340 Kingsland St., Nutley, NJ 07110–1199 NDA 19–778 PRINZIDE (hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril) Tablets, 25mg/20mg Merck Research Laboratories, P.O. Box 1000, IG2C–50, North Wales, PA19454– 1009 NDA 19–816 ORUVAIL (ketoprofen) Extended-Release Capsules, 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, P.O. Box 8299, Philadelphia, PA 19101–8299 NDA 19–880 PARAPLATIN (carboplatin) for Injection, 50 mg/vial, 150 mg/vial, and 450 mg/vial Bristol Myers Squibb Co. NDA 50–582 DORYX (doxycycline hyclate) Delayed-Release Capsules, EQ 75 mg and 100 mg base F.H. Faulding and Co., c/o Warner Chilcott, Inc., Rockaway 80 Corporate Center, 100 Enterprise Dr., suite 280, Rockaway, NJ 07866 FDA has reviewed its records and, under § 314.161, has determined that the drug products listed in this document were not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. Accordingly, the agency will continue to list the drug products listed in this document in the ‘‘Discontinued Drug Product List’’ section of the Orange Book. The ‘‘Discontinued Drug Product List’’ identifies, among other items, drug products that have been discontinued from marketing for reasons other than safety or effectiveness. Approved ANDAs that refer to the NDAs listed in this document are unaffected by the discontinued marketing of the products subject to those NDAs. Additional ANDAs that refer to these products may also be approved by the agency if they comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements. If FDA determines that labeling for these drug products should be revised to meet current standards, the agency will advise ANDA applicants to submit such labeling. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: December 11, 2008. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. 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We are issuing this guidance for immediate implementation to ensure that relevant issues related to minimizing cardiovascular risk are considered by all sponsors who have ongoing drug development programs for type 2 diabetes. DATES: Submit written or electronic comments on agency guidances at any time. ADDRESSES: Submit written requests for single copies of this guidance to the Division of Drug Information, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 51, rm. 2201, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002. Send one self-addressed adhesive label to assist that office in processing your requests. Submit written comments on the guidance to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 245 (Friday, December 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77723-77724]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-30154]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2008-N-0617]


Determination That RUBRAMIN PC (Cyanocobalamin) Injection and Ten 
Other Drug Products Were Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety 
or Effectiveness

AGENCY:  Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:  Notice.

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SUMMARY:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 
the eleven drug products listed in this document were not withdrawn 
from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. This determination 
means that FDA will not begin procedures to withdraw approval of 
abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) that refer to the drug 
products, and it will allow FDA to continue to approve ANDAs that refer 
to the products as long as they meet relevant legal and regulatory 
requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olivia Pritzlaff, Center for Drug 
Evaluation and Research (HFD-7), Food and Drug Administration, 10903 
New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 51, rm. 6308, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 
301-796-3601.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 1984, Congress enacted the Drug Price 
Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 (Public Law 98-417) 
(the 1984 amendments), which authorized the approval of duplicate 
versions of drug products approved under an ANDA procedure. ANDA 
sponsors must, with certain exceptions, show that the drug for which 
they are seeking approval contains the same active ingredient in the 
same strength andosage form as the ``listed drug,'' which is a version 
of the drug that was previously approved. Sponsors of ANDAs do not have 
to repeat the extensive clinical testing otherwise necessary to gain 
approval of a new drug application (NDA). The only clinical data 
required in an ANDA are data to show that the drug that is the subject 
of the ANDA is bioequivalent to the listed drug.
    The 1984 amendments include what is now section 505(j)(7) of the 
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) (21 U.S.C. 355(j)(7)), 
which requires FDA to publish a list of all approved drugs. FDA 
publishes this list as part of the ``Approved Drug Products With 
Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations,'' which is generally known as the 
``Orange Book.'' Under FDA regulations, a drug is withdrawn from the 
list if the agency withdraws or suspends approval of the drug's NDA or 
ANDA for reasons of safety or effectiveness, or if FDA determines that 
the listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or 
effectiveness (21 CFR 314.162).
    Under Sec.  314.161(a) (21 CFR 314.161(a)), the agency must 
determine whether a listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons of 
safety or effectiveness: (1) Before an ANDA that refers to that listed 
drug may be approved; (2) whenever a listed drug is voluntarily 
withdrawn from sale and ANDAs that refer to the listed drug have been 
approved; and (3) when a person petitions for such a determination 
under 21 CFR 10.25(a) and 10.30. Section 314.161(d) provides that if 
FDA determines that a listed drug was withdrawn from sale for reasons 
of safety or effectiveness, the agency will initiate proceedings that 
could result in the withdrawal of approval of the ANDAs that refer to 
the listed drug.
    FDA has become aware that the drug products listed in the table in 
this document are no longer being marketed. (As requested by the 
applicant, FDA withdrew approval of NDA 6-799 for RUBRAMIN PC 
(cyanocobalamin)

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Injection in the Federal Register of November 7, 2007 (72 FR 62858).)

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    Application No.                Drug                  Applicant
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NDA 6-799                RUBRAMIN PC              Bristol Myers Squibb
                          (cyanocobalamin)         Co., P.O. Box 4500,
                          Injection, 1 milligram   Princeton, NJ 08543-
                          (mg)/milliliter (mL)     4500
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NDA 10-060               FLORINEF                 King Pharmaceuticals,
                          (fludrocortisone         Inc., 501 Fifth St.,
                          acetate) Tablets, 0.1    Bristol, TN 37620
                          mg
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NDA 11-613               IONAMIN (phentermine     UCB, Inc., 1950 Lake
                          resin complex)           Park Dr., Smyrna, GA
                          Extended-Release         30080
                          Capsules, equivalent
                          to (EQ) 15 mg and 30
                          mg base
------------------------------------------------------------------------
NDA 17-849               BRETHINE (terbutaline    AAIPharma, LLC, 2320
                          sulfate) Tablets, 2.5    Scientific Park Dr.,
                          mg and 5 mg              Wilmington, NC 28405
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NDA 17-970               NOLVADEX (tamoxifen      AstraZeneca
                          citrate) Tablets, EQ     Pharmaceuticals, 1800
                          10 mg and 20 mg base     Concord Pike, P.O.
                                                   Box 8355, Wilmington,
                                                   DE 19803-8355
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NDA 19-058               TENORMIN (atenolol)      Do.
                          Injection, 0.5 mg/mL
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NDA 19-645               TORADOL (ketorolac       Hoffman-La Roche,
                          tromethamine) Tablets,   Inc., 340 Kingsland
                          10 mg                    St., Nutley, NJ 07110-
                                                   1199
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NDA 19-778               PRINZIDE                 Merck Research
                          (hydrochlorothiazide     Laboratories, P.O.
                          and lisinopril)          Box 1000, IG2C-50,
                          Tablets, 25mg/20mg       North Wales, PA19454-
                                                   1009
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NDA 19-816               ORUVAIL (ketoprofen)     Wyeth Pharmaceuticals,
                          Extended-Release         P.O. Box 8299,
                          Capsules, 100 mg, 150    Philadelphia, PA
                          mg, and 200 mg           19101-8299
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NDA 19-880               PARAPLATIN               Bristol Myers Squibb
                          (carboplatin) for        Co.
                          Injection, 50 mg/vial,
                          150 mg/vial, and 450
                          mg/vial
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NDA 50-582               DORYX (doxycycline       F.H. Faulding and Co.,
                          hyclate) Delayed-        c/o Warner Chilcott,
                          Release Capsules, EQ     Inc., Rockaway 80
                          75 mg and 100 mg base    Corporate Center, 100
                                                   Enterprise Dr., suite
                                                   280, Rockaway, NJ
                                                   07866
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    FDA has reviewed its records and, under Sec.  314.161, has 
determined that the drug products listed in this document were not 
withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. 
Accordingly, the agency will continue to list the drug products listed 
in this document in the ``Discontinued Drug Product List'' section of 
the Orange Book. The ``Discontinued Drug Product List'' identifies, 
among other items, drug products that have been discontinued from 
marketing for reasons other than safety or effectiveness.
    Approved ANDAs that refer to the NDAs listed in this document are 
unaffected by the discontinued marketing of the products subject to 
those NDAs. Additional ANDAs that refer to these products may also be 
approved by the agency if they comply with relevant legal and 
regulatory requirements. If FDA determines that labeling for these drug 
products should be revised to meet current standards, the agency will 
advise ANDA applicants to submit such labeling.

    Dated: December 11, 2008.
Jeffrey Shuren,
Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning.
[FR Doc. E8-30154 Filed 12-18-08; 8:45 am]
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