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DATES: Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that the Agency considers your comment of this draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by January 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: 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. 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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. An electronic copy of the guidance document is available for download from the Internet. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for information on electronic access to the guidance. Submit written requests for a VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 single hard copy of the draft guidance document entitled ‘‘Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices’’ to the Office of the Center Director, Guidance and Policy Development, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. 5431, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002. Send one selfaddressed adhesive label to assist that office in processing your request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jismi Johnson, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm.1524, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301–796–6424. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background FDA is issuing a draft guidance to recommend the addition of a specific safety statement to the product labeling of certain ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices. This draft guidance applies to ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices intended for use in general surgery, laparoscopy, and/or gynecologic surgery. Ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices are surgical tools intended to fragment, emulsify, and aspirate hard and soft tissue. However, the mechanism of action of ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices creates the potential for tissue dissemination. In light of this risk, FDA is providing a specific labeling recommendation in this draft guidance regarding use of these devices in the removal of uterine fibroids. FDA is aware that ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices are sometimes used to treat advanced malignancy through cytoreduction (also known as debulking). When used in advanced cancers, the risk of adverse clinical effects from tissue dissemination may be small compared to the device’s potential benefits. In certain clinical circumstances, however, the unintended dissemination of cancerous cells may have a significant adverse effect that outweighs any demonstrated benefits. Specifically, use of an ultrasonic surgical aspirator device during treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids on a woman with an occult uterine sarcoma could result in dissemination of this cancer. Therefore, FDA recommends that manufacturers of ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices with a general indication for use in general surgery, laparoscopy, and/or gynecologic surgery prominently include a specific contraindication in their product labeling that the device is not indicated PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 79029 for and should not be used for the removal of uterine fibroids. FDA is seeking comment on specifically how these devices are used in practice and whether the proposed contraindication appropriately limits the patient population when considering the clinical utility of ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices. II. Significance of Guidance This draft guidance is being issued consistent with FDA’s good guidance practices regulation (21 CFR 10.115). The draft guidance, when finalized, will represent the current thinking of FDA on Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices. It does not establish any rights for any person and is not binding on FDA or the public. You can use an alternative approach if it satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations. III. Electronic Access Persons interested in obtaining a copy of the draft guidance may do so by downloading an electronic copy from the Internet. A search capability for all Center for Devices and Radiological Health guidance documents is available at http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ DeviceRegulationandGuidance/ GuidanceDocuments/default.htm. Guidance documents are also available at http://www.regulations.gov. Persons unable to download an electronic copy of ‘‘Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices’’ may send an email request to CDRHGuidance@fda.hhs.gov to receive an electronic copy of the document. Please use the document number 1500072 to identify the guidance you are requesting. IV. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 This draft guidance refers to previously approved collections of information found in FDA regulations. These collections of information are subject to review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520). 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2016-D-3275]


Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator 
Devices; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration 
Staff; Availability

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing 
the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``Product Labeling for 
Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices.'' FDA is providing a 
specific labeling recommendation in this guidance to promote the safe 
and effective use of ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices. The 
labeling recommendation is being made in light of the risk of tissue 
dissemination and relates to use of these devices in the removal of 
uterine fibroid. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect 
at this time.

DATES: Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 
10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that the Agency considers your comment of this 
draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the 
guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft 
guidance by January 9, 2017.

ADDRESSES: 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,

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marked and identified, as confidential, if submitted as detailed in 
``Instructions.''
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the Docket No. 
FDA-2016-D-3275 for ``Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical 
Aspirator Devices.'' 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.
    An electronic copy of the guidance document is available for 
download from the Internet. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
for information on electronic access to the guidance. Submit written 
requests for a single hard copy of the draft guidance document entitled 
``Product Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices'' 
to the Office of the Center Director, Guidance and Policy Development, 
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug 
Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. 5431, Silver 
Spring, MD 20993-0002. Send one self-addressed adhesive label to assist 
that office in processing your request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jismi Johnson, Center for Devices and 
Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire 
Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm.1524, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-6424.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    FDA is issuing a draft guidance to recommend the addition of a 
specific safety statement to the product labeling of certain ultrasonic 
surgical aspirator devices. This draft guidance applies to ultrasonic 
surgical aspirator devices intended for use in general surgery, 
laparoscopy, and/or gynecologic surgery. Ultrasonic surgical aspirator 
devices are surgical tools intended to fragment, emulsify, and aspirate 
hard and soft tissue. However, the mechanism of action of ultrasonic 
surgical aspirator devices creates the potential for tissue 
dissemination. In light of this risk, FDA is providing a specific 
labeling recommendation in this draft guidance regarding use of these 
devices in the removal of uterine fibroids.
    FDA is aware that ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices are 
sometimes used to treat advanced malignancy through cytoreduction (also 
known as debulking). When used in advanced cancers, the risk of adverse 
clinical effects from tissue dissemination may be small compared to the 
device's potential benefits.
    In certain clinical circumstances, however, the unintended 
dissemination of cancerous cells may have a significant adverse effect 
that outweighs any demonstrated benefits. Specifically, use of an 
ultrasonic surgical aspirator device during treatment for symptomatic 
uterine fibroids on a woman with an occult uterine sarcoma could result 
in dissemination of this cancer. Therefore, FDA recommends that 
manufacturers of ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices with a general 
indication for use in general surgery, laparoscopy, and/or gynecologic 
surgery prominently include a specific contraindication in their 
product labeling that the device is not indicated for and should not be 
used for the removal of uterine fibroids.
    FDA is seeking comment on specifically how these devices are used 
in practice and whether the proposed contraindication appropriately 
limits the patient population when considering the clinical utility of 
ultrasonic surgical aspirator devices.

II. Significance of Guidance

    This draft guidance is being issued consistent with FDA's good 
guidance practices regulation (21 CFR 10.115). The draft guidance, when 
finalized, will represent the current thinking of FDA on Product 
Labeling for Certain Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices. It does not 
establish any rights for any person and is not binding on FDA or the 
public. You can use an alternative approach if it satisfies the 
requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations.

III. Electronic Access

    Persons interested in obtaining a copy of the draft guidance may do 
so by downloading an electronic copy from the Internet. A search 
capability for all Center for Devices and Radiological Health guidance 
documents is available at http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/default.htm. Guidance 
documents are also available at http://www.regulations.gov. Persons 
unable to download an electronic copy of ``Product Labeling for Certain 
Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator Devices'' may send an email request to 
CDRH-Guidance@fda.hhs.gov to receive an electronic copy of the 
document. Please use the document number 1500072 to identify the 
guidance you are requesting.

IV. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995

    This draft guidance refers to previously approved collections of 
information found in FDA regulations. These collections of information 
are subject to review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520). The 
collections of information in 21 CFR part 807, subpart E have been 
approved under OMB control number 0910-0120; the collections of 
information in 21 CFR part 820 have been approved under OMB control 
number 0910-0073; and the collections of information in 21 CFR part 801 
have been approved under OMB control number 0910-0485.


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    Dated: November 4, 2016.
Leslie Kux,
Associate Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2016-27106 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
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