Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the withdrawal of the notice published under the same title on August 25, 2016 for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approvals
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publishing a list of information collections that have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
510(k) Third Party Review Program; Draft Guidance for Industry, Food and Drug Administration Staff, and Third Party Review Organizations; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled ``510(k) Third Party Review Program.'' This draft guidance provides a comprehensive look into FDA's current thinking regarding the 510(k) Third Party (TP) Review Program authorized under section 523 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). In an effort to encourage harmonization, this guidance proposes to refer to, for the purpose of the TP Review Program, where appropriate and consistent with the FD&C Act and other applicable laws and regulations, the elements from the International Medical Device Regulators Forum's regulatory assessment program called the Medical Device Single Audit Program. In addition, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) requires FDA to establish and publish in the Federal Register criteria to reaccredit and deny reaccreditation of TP Review Organizations. Those criteria, including others, are described in this draft guidance. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.
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: The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; the accuracy of the estimated burden; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Request for Nominations for Voting Members on a Public Advisory Committee; Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting nominations for voting members to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee, Office of Science, Center for Tobacco Products. FDA seeks to include the views of women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with and without disabilities on its advisory committees and, therefore, encourages nominations of appropriately qualified candidates from these groups.