Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices, 40069-40071 [2019-17345]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2019–N–3402] Advisory Committee; National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee; Renewal AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice; renewal of advisory committee. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the renewal of the National Mammography Quality Assurance 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 National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee for an additional 2 years beyond the charter expiration date. The new charter will be in effect until July 7, 2021. DATES: Authority for the National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee would have expired on July 7, 2019; however, the Commissioner formally determined that renewal is in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Anderson, Office of Management, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. G616, Silver Spring, MD 20993– 0002, 301–796–7047, Sara.Anderson@ fda.hhs.gov. Under 41 CFR 102–3.65 and approval by the Department of Health and Human Services under 45 CFR part 11 and by the General Services Administration, FDA is announcing the renewal of the National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee. The committee is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide advice to the Commissioner. The Secretary and, by delegation, the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health and Science, and the Commissioner of Food and Drugs are charged with the administration of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and various provisions of the Public Health Service Act. The Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 amends the Public Health Service Act to establish national uniform quality and safety standards for mammography facilities. The National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee advises the Secretary and, by delegation, jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 the Commissioner of Food and Drugs in discharging their responsibilities with respect to establishing a mammography facilities certification program. The Committee shall advise the Food and Drug Administration on: (1) Developing appropriate quality standards and regulations for mammography facilities; (2) developing appropriate standards and regulations for bodies accrediting mammography facilities under this program; (3) developing regulations with respect to sanctions; (4) developing procedures for monitoring compliance with standards; (5) establishing a mechanism to investigate consumer complaints; (6) reporting new developments concerning breast imaging that should be considered in the oversight of mammography facilities; (7) determining whether there exists a shortage of mammography facilities in rural and health professional shortage areas and determining the effects of personnel on access to the services of such facilities in such areas; (8) determining whether there will exist a sufficient number of medical physicists after October 1, 1999; and (9) determining the costs and benefits of compliance with these requirements. The Committee shall consist of a core of 15 members, including the Chair. Members and the Chair are selected by the Commissioner or designee from among physicians, practitioners, and other health professionals, whose clinical practice, research specialization, or professional expertise includes a significant focus on mammography. 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 shall include at least four individuals from among national breast cancer or consumer health organizations with expertise in mammography, and at least two practicing physicians who provide mammography services. In addition to the voting members, the Committee shall include two nonvoting industry representatives who have expertise in mammography equipment. The Committee may include one technically qualified member, selected by the Commissioner or designee, who is identified with consumer interests. Further information regarding the most recent charter and other information can be found at https:// www.fda.gov/advisory-committees/ national-mammography-qualityassurance-advisory-committee/past- PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40069 meeting-materials-nationalmammography-quality-assuranceadvisory-committee 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 https://www.fda.gov/ advisory-committees. Dated: August 7, 2019. Lowell J. Schiller, Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–17276 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2012–D–0530] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requests for feedback submitted under the QSubmission Program for medical devices. DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the collection of information by October 11, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments as follows. Please note that late, untimely filed comments will not be considered. Electronic comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2019. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the end of October 11, 2019. Comments received by mail/hand E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 40070 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices delivery/courier (for written/paper submissions) will be considered timely if they are postmarked or the delivery service acceptance receipt is on or before that date. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Electronic Submissions Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// 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 https://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): Dockets Management Staff (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. • For written/paper comments submitted to the Dockets Management Staff, 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– 2012–D–0530 for ‘‘Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; QSubmission Program for Medical Devices.’’ Received comments, those filed in a timely manner (see ADDRESSES), will be placed in the docket and, except for those submitted as ‘‘Confidential Submissions,’’ publicly viewable at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Dockets Management Staff between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 • 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 https://www.regulations.gov. Submit both copies to the Dockets Management Staff. 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: https://www.gpo.gov/ fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-09-18/pdf/201523389.pdf. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or the electronic and written/paper comments received, go to https:// 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 Dockets Management Staff, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amber Sanford, Office of Operations, Food and Drug Administration, Three White Flint North, 10A–12M, 11601 Landsdown St., North Bethesda, MD 20852, 301–796–8867, PRAStaff@ fda.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal Agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes Agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, FDA is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. With respect to the following collection of information, FDA invites comments on these topics: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of FDA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of FDA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices OMB Control Number 0910–0756— Extension The guidance entitled ‘‘Requests for Feedback and Meetings for Medical Device Submissions: The Q-Submission Program’’ (https://www.fda.gov/media/ 114034/download) provides an overview of the mechanisms available to submitters through which they can request feedback from or a meeting with FDA regarding certain potential or planned medical device submissions reviewed by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) and the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER). The guidance provides recommendations regarding certain types of Q-Submissions, such as Pre-Submissions, Submission Issue Requests, Study Risk Determinations, Informational Meetings, and other QSubmissions Types and other uses of the Q-Submission Program. For clarity and consistency with the guidance that describes the program, we are requesting that the title of the information collection request, OMB control number 0910–0756, be changed to ‘‘Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices.’’ FDA estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 40071 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2019 / Notices TABLE 1—ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN 1 Number of respondents FDA center Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours CDRH ................................................................................... CBER ................................................................................... 3,502 91 1 1 3,502 91 137 137 479,774 12,467 Total .............................................................................. ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 492,241 1 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance cost associated with this of information. Respondents are medical device manufacturers subject to FDA’s laws and regulations. FDA’s annual estimate of 3,593 submissions is based on experienced recent trends. FDA’s administrative and technical staffs, who are familiar with Q-Submissions, estimate that an average of 137 hours is required to prepare a Q-Submission. Our estimated burden for the information collection reflects an overall increase of 143,713 hours. We attribute this adjustment to an increase in the number of submissions we received based on FY18 data. Dated: August 6, 2019. Lowell J. Schiller, Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–17345 Filed 8–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [Docket No. FDA–2019–N–2281] Incorporating Alternative Approaches in Clinical Investigations for New Animal Drugs; Public Meeting; Extension of Comment Period AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice of public meeting; extension of comment period. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is extending the comment period for the notice of public meeting entitled ‘‘Incorporating Alternative Approaches in Clinical Investigations for New Animal Drugs; Public Meeting; Request for Comments’’ that appeared in the Federal Register of July 9, 2019. In the notice of public meeting, FDA requested comments on the use of complex adaptive and other novel investigation designs, data from foreign countries, real world evidence, and biomarkers and surrogate endpoints in animal drug development and regulatory decision making. The Agency is taking this action in response to a request for an VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments. FDA is extending the comment period on the notice of public meeting published July 9, 2019 (84 FR 32749). Submit either electronic or written comments by September 16, 2019. DATES: You may submit comments as follows. Please note that late, untimely filed comments will not be considered. Electronic comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2019. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the end of September 16, 2019. Comments received by mail/hand delivery/courier (for written/paper submissions) will be considered timely if they are postmarked or the delivery service acceptance receipt is on or before that date. ADDRESSES: Electronic Submissions Food and Drug Administration jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Annual frequency per response Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// 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 https://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’’). PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Written/Paper Submissions Submit written/paper submissions as follows: • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier (for written/paper submissions): Dockets Management Staff (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. • For written/paper comments submitted to the Dockets Management Staff, 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– 2019–N–2281 for ‘‘Incorporating Alternative Approaches in Clinical Investigations for New Animal Drugs; Public Meeting; Request for Comments.’’ Received comments, those filed in a timely manner (see ADDRESSES), will be placed in the docket and, except for those submitted as ‘‘Confidential Submissions,’’ publicly viewable at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Dockets Management Staff 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 https://www.regulations.gov. Submit both copies to the Dockets Management Staff. 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 E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 13, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2012-D-0530]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is announcing 
an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain 
information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal 
Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including 
each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and 
to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This 
notice solicits comments on requests for feedback submitted under the 
Q-Submission Program for medical devices.

DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the collection 
of information by October 11, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments as follows. Please note that late, 
untimely filed comments will not be considered. Electronic comments 
must be submitted on or before October 11, 2019. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until 
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the end of October 11, 2019. Comments 
received by mail/hand

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delivery/courier (for written/paper submissions) will be considered 
timely if they are postmarked or the delivery service acceptance 
receipt is on or before that date.

Electronic Submissions

    Submit electronic comments in the following way:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted 
electronically, including attachments, to https://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 https://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): Dockets Management Staff (HFA-305), Food and Drug 
Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.
     For written/paper comments submitted to the Dockets 
Management Staff, 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-2012-D-0530 for ``Agency Information Collection Activities; 
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Q-Submission Program for Medical 
Devices.'' Received comments, those filed in a timely manner (see 
ADDRESSES), will be placed in the docket and, except for those 
submitted as ``Confidential Submissions,'' publicly viewable at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Dockets Management Staff 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 https://www.regulations.gov. 
Submit both copies to the Dockets Management Staff. 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: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-09-18/pdf/2015-23389.pdf.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
the electronic and written/paper comments received, go to https://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 Dockets Management Staff, 5630 Fishers Lane, 
Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amber Sanford, Office of Operations, 
Food and Drug Administration, Three White Flint North, 10A-12M, 11601 
Landsdown St., North Bethesda, MD 20852, 301-796-8867, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal 
Agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. 
``Collection of information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 
1320.3(c) and includes Agency requests or requirements that members of 
the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a 
third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) 
requires Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal 
Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including 
each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, 
before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with 
this requirement, FDA is publishing notice of the proposed collection 
of information set forth in this document.
    With respect to the following collection of information, FDA 
invites comments on these topics: (1) Whether the proposed collection 
of information is necessary for the proper performance of FDA's 
functions, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of FDA's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques, when 
appropriate, and other forms of information technology.

Q-Submission Program for Medical Devices

OMB Control Number 0910-0756--Extension

    The guidance entitled ``Requests for Feedback and Meetings for 
Medical Device Submissions: The Q-Submission Program'' (https://www.fda.gov/media/114034/download) provides an overview of the 
mechanisms available to submitters through which they can request 
feedback from or a meeting with FDA regarding certain potential or 
planned medical device submissions reviewed by the Center for Devices 
and Radiological Health (CDRH) and the Center for Biologics Evaluation 
and Research (CBER). The guidance provides recommendations regarding 
certain types of Q-Submissions, such as Pre-Submissions, Submission 
Issue Requests, Study Risk Determinations, Informational Meetings, and 
other Q-Submissions Types and other uses of the Q-Submission Program.
    For clarity and consistency with the guidance that describes the 
program, we are requesting that the title of the information collection 
request, OMB control number 0910-0756, be changed to ``Q-Submission 
Program for Medical Devices.''
    FDA estimates the burden of this collection of information as 
follows:

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                                 Table 1--Estimated Annual Reporting Burden \1\
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                                                      Annual
           FDA center                Number of     frequency per   Total annual      Hours per      Total hours
                                    respondents      response        responses       response
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CDRH............................           3,502               1           3,502             137         479,774
CBER............................              91               1              91             137          12,467
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    Total.......................  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............         492,241
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\1\ There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance cost associated with this of information.

    Respondents are medical device manufacturers subject to FDA's laws 
and regulations. FDA's annual estimate of 3,593 submissions is based on 
experienced recent trends. FDA's administrative and technical staffs, 
who are familiar with Q-Submissions, estimate that an average of 137 
hours is required to prepare a Q-Submission.
    Our estimated burden for the information collection reflects an 
overall increase of 143,713 hours. We attribute this adjustment to an 
increase in the number of submissions we received based on FY18 data.

    Dated: August 6, 2019.
Lowell J. Schiller,
Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2019-17345 Filed 8-12-19; 8:45 am]
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