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Download as PDF 60358 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2016 / Notices accepted. FDA may limit the number of participants from each organization based on space limitations. Registration on the day of the public meeting will be provided on a space available basis beginning at 8:30 a.m. Those who are unable to attend the meeting in person can register to view a live Web cast of the meeting. You will be asked to indicate in your registration if you plan to attend in person or via the Web cast. FDA will post the agenda approximately 5 days before the workshop at http:// www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/ NewsEvents/ WorkshopsMeetingsConferences/ ucm490175.htm. If you need special accommodations because of disability, please contact Chris Nguyen (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. 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The general function of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA’s regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public. FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document. DATES: The meeting will be held on October 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn, Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Aug 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20879. The hotel’s telephone number is 301–948– 8900. Answers to commonly asked questions including information regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at: http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/ AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ ucm408555.htm. You may submit comments as follows: Electronic Submissions Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. 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For more information about FDA’s posting of comments to public dockets, see 80 FR 56469, September 18, 2015, or access the information at: http://www.fda.gov/ regulatoryinformation/dockets/ default.htm. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or the electronic and written/paper comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and insert the docket number, found in brackets in the heading of this document, into the ‘‘Search’’ box and follow the prompts and/or go to the Division of Dockets Management, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aden Asefa, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. 2648, Silver Spring, MD 20993, aden.asefa@fda.hhs.gov, 301–796–0400, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800– 741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2016 / Notices enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the Agency’s Web site at http:// www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/ default.htm and scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or call the advisory committee information line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda: On October 5, 2016, during session I, the topic to be addressed will be reclassification of quantitative Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load devices from class III (Premarket approval) to class II (510(k)). A nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic device for the quantitation of CMV viral load, within the context of transplant patient management, is a post-amendment device classified into class III under section 513(f)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360c(f)(1)). To date, the following product code has been established for CMV viral load devices: PAB (Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA Quantitative Assay). During session II, the topics to be addressed include appropriate initial classification for qualitative or quantitative viral load devices for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), BK virus (BK), JC virus (JCV), Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV6), and Adenovirus infections. FDA is seeking expert recommendations to assess the potential risks and benefits of these devices when used in patients following solid-organ or stem cell transplantation. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting. Background material is available at http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before September 29, 2016. 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Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document. The docket number is FDA–2016–N–1660. The docket will close on November 9, 2016. Comments received on or before September 21, 2016, will be provided to the committee. Comments received after that date will be taken into consideration by the Agency. For press inquiries, please contact the Office of Media Affairs at fdaoma@ fda.hhs.gov or 301–796–4540. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact Artair Mallett at Artair.Mallett@fda.hhs.gov or 301– 796–9638, at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/ AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ ucm111462.htm for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2). Dated: August 26, 2016. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–21045 Filed 8–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60359 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2016–N–0001] Advisory Committee; Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs 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 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs 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 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee for an additional 2 years beyond the charter expiration date. The new charter will be in effect until August 27, 2018. DATES: Authority for the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee will expire on August 27, 2016, unless the Commissioner formally determines that renewal is in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaToya Bonner, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31, Rm. 2417, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301– 796–9001, EMDAC@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 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee. The committee is a discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide advice to the Commissioner. The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory 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. The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational human drug products for use in the treatment of endocrine and metabolic disorders, and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 170 (Thursday, September 1, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-21045]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2016-N-1660]


Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory 
Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request 
for Comments

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice; establishment of a public docket; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming 
public advisory committee meeting of the Microbiology Devices Panel of 
the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The general function of the 
committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on 
FDA's regulatory issues. The meeting will be open to the public. FDA is 
establishing a docket for public comment on this document.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 5, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 6 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn, Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village 
Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20879. The hotel's telephone number is 301-948-
8900. Answers to commonly asked questions including information 
regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, 
and transportation may be accessed at: http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ucm408555.htm. You may 
submit comments as follows:

Electronic Submissions

    Submit electronic comments in the following way:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted 
electronically, including attachments, to http://www.regulations.gov 
will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comment will be 
made public, you are solely responsible for ensuring that your comment 
does not include any confidential information that you or a third party 
may not wish to be posted, such as medical information, your or anyone 
else's Social Security number, or confidential business information, 
such as a manufacturing process. Please note that if you include your 
name, contact information, or other information that identifies you in 
the body of your comments, that information will be posted on http://www.regulations.gov.
     If you want to submit a comment with confidential 
information that you do not wish to be made available to the public, 
submit the comment as a written/paper submission and in the manner 
detailed (see ``Written/Paper Submissions'' and ``Instructions'').

Written/Paper Submissions

    Submit written/paper submissions as follows:
     Mail/Hand delivery/Courier (for written/paper 
submissions): Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug 
Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.
     For written/paper comments submitted to the Division of 
Dockets Management, FDA will post your comment, as well as any 
attachments, except for information submitted, marked and identified, 
as confidential, if submitted as detailed in ``Instructions.''
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the Docket No. 
FDA-2016-N-1660 for ``Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices 
Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public 
Docket; Request for Comments.'' Received comments will be placed in the 
docket and, except for those submitted as ``Confidential Submissions,'' 
publicly viewable at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Division of 
Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
     Confidential Submissions--To submit a comment with 
confidential information that you do not wish to be made publicly 
available, submit your comments only as a written/paper submission. You 
should submit two copies total. One copy will include the information 
you claim to be confidential with a heading or cover note that states 
``THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.'' The Agency will 
review this copy, including the claimed confidential information, in 
its consideration of comments. The second copy, which will have the 
claimed confidential information redacted/blacked out, will be 
available for public viewing and posted on http://www.regulations.gov. 
Submit both copies to the Division of Dockets Management. If you do not 
wish your name and contact information to be made publicly available, 
you can provide this information on the cover sheet and not in the body 
of your comments and you must identify this information as 
``confidential.'' Any information marked as ``confidential'' will not 
be disclosed except in accordance with 21 CFR 10.20 and other 
applicable disclosure law. For more information about FDA's posting of 
comments to public dockets, see 80 FR 56469, September 18, 2015, or 
access the information at: http://www.fda.gov/regulatoryinformation/dockets/default.htm.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
the electronic and written/paper comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov and insert the docket number, found in brackets in 
the heading of this document, into the ``Search'' box and follow the 
prompts and/or go to the Division of Dockets Management, 5630 Fishers 
Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aden Asefa, Center for Devices and 
Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire 
Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. 2648, Silver Spring, MD 20993, 
aden.asefa@fda.hhs.gov, 301-796-0400, or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications 
that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot 
always be published quickly

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enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the 
Agency's Web site at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm 
and scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or 
call the advisory committee information line to learn about possible 
modifications before coming to the meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Agenda: On October 5, 2016, during session I, the topic to be 
addressed will be reclassification of quantitative Cytomegalovirus 
(CMV) viral load devices from class III (Premarket approval) to class 
II (510(k)). A nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic device for the 
quantitation of CMV viral load, within the context of transplant 
patient management, is a post-amendment device classified into class 
III under section 513(f)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 
(21 U.S.C. 360c(f)(1)). To date, the following product code has been 
established for CMV viral load devices: PAB (Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA 
Quantitative Assay). During session II, the topics to be addressed 
include appropriate initial classification for qualitative or 
quantitative viral load devices for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), BK virus 
(BK), JC virus (JCV), Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV6), and Adenovirus 
infections. FDA is seeking expert recommendations to assess the 
potential risks and benefits of these devices when used in patients 
following solid-organ or stem cell transplantation.
    FDA intends to make background material available to the public no 
later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post 
the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the 
background material will be made publicly available at the location of 
the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be 
posted on FDA's Web site after the meeting. Background material is 
available at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting 
link.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. 
Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before 
September 29, 2016. Oral presentations from the public will be 
scheduled on October 5, 2016, between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. 
Those individuals interested in making formal oral presentations should 
notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general 
nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and 
addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the 
approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before 
September 21, 2016. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. 
If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be 
reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing 
session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the 
scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify 
interested persons regarding their request to speak by September 22, 
2016.
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
outlets.
    FDA is establishing a docket for public comment on this document. 
The docket number is FDA-2016-N-1660. The docket will close on November 
9, 2016. Comments received on or before September 21, 2016, will be 
provided to the committee. Comments received after that date will be 
taken into consideration by the Agency.
    For press inquiries, please contact the Office of Media Affairs at 
fdaoma@fda.hhs.gov or 301-796-4540.
    FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with 
disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please 
contact Artair Mallett at Artair.Mallett@fda.hhs.gov or 301-796-9638, 
at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
    FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee 
meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ucm111462.htm for procedures 
on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: August 26, 2016.
Leslie Kux,
Associate Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2016-21045 Filed 8-31-16; 8:45 am]
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