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Download as PDF 242 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2016 / Notices approximately 132 TPPs per year. Based on data received from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, we estimate that approximately 20 sponsors would submit TPPs and that each TPP would take approximately 20 hours to prepare and submit to FDA. Based on the previous methodology and assumptions, the following table provides an estimate of the annual reporting burden for the voluntary submission of TPPs under the draft guidance. FDA requests comments on this analysis of information collection burdens. TABLE 1—ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN 1 Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total annual responses Average burden per response Total hours 20 6.6 132 20 2,640 Target Product Profiles (TPPs) ...................................... 1 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information. Dated: December 29, 2015. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. advisory committee established to provide advice to the Commissioner. I. Objectives and Scope of Activities The Food Advisory Committee (the Committee) advises the Commissioner or designee in discharging responsibilities as they relate to helping to ensure safe and effective drugs for human use and, as required, any other product for which FDA has regulatory responsibility. [FR Doc. 2015–33127 Filed 1–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2015–N–0001] Advisory Committee; Food Advisory Committee, Renewal AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice; renewal of advisory committee. ACTION: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the renewal of the Food Advisory Committee by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs (the Commissioner). The Commissioner has determined that it is in the public interest to renew the Food Advisory Committee for an additional 2 years beyond the charter expiration date. The new charter will be in effect until the December 18, 2017. DATES: Authority for the Food Advisory Committee will expire on December 18, 2017, unless the Commissioner formally determines that renewal is in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Strambler, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulations, Policy, and Social Sciences, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 240– 402–2589, karen.strambler@fda.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.65 and approval by the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to 45 CFR part 11 and by the General Services Administration, FDA is announcing the renewal of the Food Advisory Committee. The committee is a discretionary Federal asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Jan 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 II. Description of Duties The Committee reviews and evaluates emerging food safety, nutrition, and other food- or cosmetic-related health issues that FDA considers of primary importance for its food and cosmetics programs. The Committee may be charged with reviewing and evaluating available data and making recommendations on matters such as those relating to: (1) Broad scientific and technical food- or cosmetic-related issues; (2) the safety of food ingredients and new foods; (3) labeling of foods and cosmetics; (4) nutrient needs and nutritional adequacy; and (5) safe exposure limits for food contaminants. The Committee may also be asked to provide advice and make recommendations on ways of communicating to the public the potential risks associated with these issues and on approaches that might be considered for addressing the issues. III. Membership and Designation The Committee shall consist of a core of 15 voting members including the Chair. Members and the Chair are selected by the Commissioner or designee from among authorities knowledgeable in the fields of physical sciences, biological and life sciences, food science, risk assessment, nutrition, food technology, molecular biology, epidemiology, and other relevant scientific and technical disciplines. Members will be invited to serve for overlapping terms of up to 4 years. Almost all non-Federal members of this committee serve as Special Government PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Employees. The core of voting members may include two technically qualified member(s), selected by the Commissioner or designee, who are identified with consumer interests and are recommended by either a consortium of consumer-oriented organizations or other interested persons. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2015-N-0001]


Advisory Committee; Food Advisory Committee, Renewal

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice; renewal of advisory committee.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the 
renewal of the Food Advisory Committee by the Commissioner of Food and 
Drugs (the Commissioner). The Commissioner has determined that it is in 
the public interest to renew the Food Advisory Committee for an 
additional 2 years beyond the charter expiration date. The new charter 
will be in effect until the December 18, 2017.

DATES: Authority for the Food Advisory Committee will expire on 
December 18, 2017, unless the Commissioner formally determines that 
renewal is in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Strambler, Center for Food 
Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Regulations, Policy, and Social 
Sciences, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., 
College Park, MD 20740, 240-402-2589, karen.strambler@fda.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.65 and approval by 
the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to 45 CFR part 11 
and by the General Services Administration, FDA is announcing the 
renewal of the Food Advisory Committee. The committee is a 
discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide advice 
to the Commissioner.

I. Objectives and Scope of Activities

    The Food Advisory Committee (the Committee) advises the 
Commissioner or designee in discharging responsibilities as they relate 
to helping to ensure safe and effective drugs for human use and, as 
required, any other product for which FDA has regulatory 
responsibility.

II. Description of Duties

    The Committee reviews and evaluates emerging food safety, 
nutrition, and other food- or cosmetic-related health issues that FDA 
considers of primary importance for its food and cosmetics programs. 
The Committee may be charged with reviewing and evaluating available 
data and making recommendations on matters such as those relating to: 
(1) Broad scientific and technical food- or cosmetic-related issues; 
(2) the safety of food ingredients and new foods; (3) labeling of foods 
and cosmetics; (4) nutrient needs and nutritional adequacy; and (5) 
safe exposure limits for food contaminants. The Committee may also be 
asked to provide advice and make recommendations on ways of 
communicating to the public the potential risks associated with these 
issues and on approaches that might be considered for addressing the 
issues.

III. Membership and Designation

    The Committee shall consist of a core of 15 voting members 
including the Chair. Members and the Chair are selected by the 
Commissioner or designee from among authorities knowledgeable in the 
fields of physical sciences, biological and life sciences, food 
science, risk assessment, nutrition, food technology, molecular 
biology, epidemiology, and other relevant scientific and technical 
disciplines. Members will be invited to serve for overlapping terms of 
up to 4 years. Almost all non-Federal members of this committee serve 
as Special Government Employees. The core of voting members may include 
two technically qualified member(s), selected by the Commissioner or 
designee, who are identified with consumer interests and are 
recommended by either a consortium of consumer-oriented organizations 
or other interested persons. In addition to the voting members, the 
Committee may include two non-voting member(s) who are identified with 
industry interests.
    Further information regarding the most recent charter and other 
information can be found at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/FoodAdvisoryCommittee/ucm120646.htm or by 
contacting the Designated Federal Officer (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT). In light of the fact that no change has been made to the 
committee name or description of duties, no amendment will be made to 
21 CFR 14.100.
    This document is issued under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 
U.S.C. app.). For general information related to FDA advisory 
committees, please visit us at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm.

    Dated: December 30, 2015.
Leslie Kux,
Associate Commissioner for Policy.
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