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New Animal Drugs; Cefpodoxime; Meloxicam

Action

Final Rule; Technical Amendment.

Summary

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval actions for new animal drug applications (NADAs) and abbreviated new animal drug applications (ANADAs) during December 2012. FDA is also informing the public of the availability of summaries of the basis of approval and of environmental review documents, where applicable.

 

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This rule is effective January 28, 2013.

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George K. Haibel, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-6), Food and Drug Administration, 7519 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-9019, george.haibel@fda.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

FDA is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval actions for several original ANADAs during December 2012, as listed in table 1. In addition, FDA is informing the public of the availability, where applicable, of documentation of environmental review required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and, for actions requiring review of safety or effectiveness data, summaries of the basis of approval (FOI Summaries) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). These public documents may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Persons with access to the Internet may obtain these documents at the Center for Veterinary Medicine FOIA Electronic Reading Room: http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/OfficeofFoods/CVM/CVMFOIAElectronicReadingRoom/default.htm.

Table 1—Original ANADAs Approved During December 2012 Back to Top
NADA/ANADA Sponsor New animal drug product name Action 21 CFR section FOIA summary NEPA review
1The Agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.33 that this action is categorically excluded (CE) from the requirement to submit an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement because it is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment.
200-485 Accord Healthcare, Inc., 1009 Slater Rd., suite 210-B, Durham, NC 27703 Meloxicam Injection Original approval as a generic copy of NADA 141-219 522.1367 yes CE1
200-491 Norbrook Laboratories, Ltd., Station Works, Newry BT35 6JP, Northern Ireland LOXICOM (meloxicam) Solution for Injection Original approval as a generic copy of NADA 141-219 522.1367 yes CE1
200-543 Putney, Inc., 400 Congress St., suite 200, Portland, ME 04101 Cefpodoxime Proxetil Tablets Original approval as a generic copy of NADA 141-232 520.370 yes CE1

This rule does not meet the definition of “rule” in 5 U.S.C. 804(3)(A) because it is a rule of “particular applicability.” Therefore, it is not subject to the congressional review requirements in 5 U.S.C. 801-808.

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Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and redelegated to the Center for Veterinary Medicine, 21 CFR parts 510, 520, and 522 are amended as follows:

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PART 510—NEW ANIMAL DRUGS Back to Top

1.The authority citation for 21 CFR part 510 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

21 U.S.C. 321, 331, 351, 352, 353, 360b, 371, 379e.

§ 510.600 [Amended]

2. In § 510.600, in the table in paragraph (c)(1), alphabetically add an entry for “Accord Healthcare, Inc.” and revise the entry for “Jurox Pty. Ltd.”; and in the table in paragraph (c)(2), numerically add an entry for “016729” and revise the entry for “049480” to read as follows:

(1) * * *

Firm name and address Drug labeler code
*****  
Accord Healthcare, Inc., 1009 Slater Rd., suite 210-B, Durham, NC 27703 016729
*****  
Jurox Pty. Ltd., 85 Gardiner St., Rutherford, NSW 2320, Australia 049480
*****  

(2) * * *

Drug labeler code Firm name and address
*****  
016729 Accord Healthcare, Inc., 1009 Slater Rd., suite 210-B, Durham, NC 27703
*****  
049480 Jurox Pty. Ltd., 85 Gardiner St., Rutherford, NSW 2320, Australia
*****  

PART 520—ORAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS Back to Top

3.The authority citation for 21 CFR part 520 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

21 U.S.C. 360b.

§ 520.370 [Amended]

4.In paragraph (b) of § 520.370, remove “No. 000009” and in its place add “Nos. 000009 and 026637”.

PART 522—IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS Back to Top

5.The authority citation for 21 CFR part 522 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

21 U.S.C. 360b.

§ 522.1367 [Amended]

6.In paragraph (b) of § 522.1367, remove “No. 000010” and in its place add “Nos. 000010, 016729, and 055529”.

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Dated: January 22, 2013.

Bernadette Dunham,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

[FR Doc. 2013-01647 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4160-01-P

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