Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; Request for Nominations for Voting Members
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations of qualified candidates to fill expected vacancies on the Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT). The ACBSCT was established pursuant to Public Law 109-129 as amended by Public Law 111-264; 42 U.S.C. 274k; Section 379 of the Public Health Service Act. In accordance with Public Law 92-463, the ACBSCT was chartered on December 19, 2006.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request Rapid Throughput Standardized Evaluation of Transmissible Risk for Substance Use Disorder in Youth
Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 3, 2013, page 72682-72683 and allowed 60-days for public comment. No public comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. The National Institute Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health, may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Direct Comments to OMB: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: NIH Desk Officer.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Council on Graduate Medical Education; Request for Nominations
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill eight vacancies on the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME).
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. 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 or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, and to allow a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Kemin Industries, Inc.; Filing of Food Additive Petition (Animal Use)
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that Kemin Industries, Inc., has filed a petition proposing that the food additive regulations be amended to provide for the safe use of chromium propionate as a source of chromium in broiler feed.
Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al.; Withdrawal of Approval of 8 New Drug Applications and 46 Abbreviated New Drug Applications for Propoxyphene Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is withdrawing approval of 8 new drug applications (NDAs) and 46 abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for prescription pain medications containing propoxyphene. The holders of these applications have agreed in writing to permit FDA to withdraw approval of the applications and have waived their opportunity for a hearing.
MK Laboratories, Inc., et al.; Proposal To Withdraw Approval of Three Abbreviated New Drug Applications for Propoxyphene Products; Opportunity for a Hearing
The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is proposing to withdraw approval of three abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for propoxyphene drug products from multiple sources and is announcing an opportunity for holders of those ANDAs to request a hearing on this proposal.
Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of the Absorbable Lung Biopsy Plug
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is classifying the absorbable lung biopsy plug into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order, and will be part of the codified language for the absorbable lung biopsy plug's classification. The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device.
Determination That ZEFAZONE (Cefmetazole Sodium) Injection, Equivalent to 1 Gram Base/Vial and Equivalent to 2 Gram Base/Vial, and ZEFAZONE (Cefmetazole Sodium) Intravenous Solution, Equivalent to 20 Milligrams Base/Milliliter and Equivalent to 40 Milligrams Base/Milliliter, Were Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that ZEFAZONE (cefmetazole sodium) Injection, equivalent to (EQ) 1 gram (g) base/vial and EQ 2 g base/vial, and ZEFAZONE (cefmetazole sodium) Intravenous (IV) Solution, EQ 20 milligrams (mg) base/milliliter (mL) and EQ 40 mg base/mL, were not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. This determination will allow FDA to approve abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for ZEFAZONE (cefmetazole sodium) Injection, EQ 1 g base/vial and EQ 2 g base/vial, and ZEFAZONE (cefmetazole sodium) IV Solution, EQ 20 mg base/mL and 40 mg base/mL, if all other legal and regulatory requirements are met.