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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Veterinary Adverse Drug Reaction, Lack of Effectiveness, Product Defect Report

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Food and Drug Administration, HHS.




The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that the proposed collection of information listed below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA).


Submit written comments on the collection of information by December 5, 2001.


Submit written comments on the collection of information to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, New Executive Office Bldg., 725 17th St. NW., rm. 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Attn: Wendy Taylor, Desk Officer for FDA.

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Denver Presley, Office of Information Resources Management (HFA-250), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-1472.

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In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, FDA has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance.

Veterinary Adverse Drug Reaction, Lack of Effectiveness, Product Defect Report—21 CFR Part 510 (OMB Control No. 0910-0012)—Extension

Section 512(l) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) (21 U.S.C 360b(l)) and 21 CFR 510.300, 510.301, and 510.302 require that applicants of approved new animal drug applications (NADAs) submit within 15 working days of receipt, complete records of reports of certain adverse drug reactions and unusual failure of new animal drugs. Other reporting requirements of adverse reactions to these drugs must be reported annually or semiannually in a specific format. This continuous monitoring of approved new animal drugs, affords the primary means by which FDA obtains information regarding potential problems in safety and effectiveness of Start Printed Page 55943marketed animal drugs and potential manufacturing problems. Data already on file with FDA is not adequate because animal drug effects can change over time and less apparent effects may take years to manifest themselves. Reports are reviewed along with those previously submitted for a particular drug to determine if any change is needed in the product or labeling, such as package insert changes, dosage changes, additional warnings or contraindications, or product reformulation.

Adverse reaction reports are required to be submitted by the drug manufacturer on FDA Forms 1932 or 1932a (voluntary reporting form), following complaints from animal owners or veterinarians. Likewise, product defects and lack of effectiveness complaints are submitted to FDA by the drug manufacturer following their own detection of a problem or complaints from product users or their veterinarians using FDA Forms 1932 and 1932a . FDA Form 2301 is available for the required transmittal of periodic reports and promotional material for new animal drugs. Respondents to this collection of information are applicants of approved NADAs.

FDA estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows:

Table 1.—Estimated Annual Reporting Burden1

Form No.21 CFR SectionNo. of RespondentsAnnual Frequency ­per ResponseTotal Annual ­ResponsesHours per ­ ResponseTotal Hours
Form FDA 2301510.302(a)19013.162,5000.51,250
Form FDA 1932510.302(b)19094.7418,0001.018,000
Form FDA 1932a ­(voluntary)510.302(b)1001.01001.0100
Total burden hours19,350
1 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information.

Table 2.—Estimated Annual Recordkeeping Burden1

21 CFR SectionNo. of ­ RecordkeepersAnnual Frequency ­ per RecordkeepingTotal Annual ­Response per ­RecordkeeperHours per ­RecordkeeperTotal Hours
510.300(a) and 510.301(a)19013.162,50010.3525,875
510.300(b) and 510.301(b)19094.7418,0000.509,000
Total burden hours34,875
1 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information.

The estimate of the times required for record preparation and maintenance is based on agency communication with industry. Other information needed to calculate the total burden hours (i.e., adverse drug reaction, lack of effectiveness, and product defect reports) are derived from agency records and experience.

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Dated: October 29, 2001.

Margaret M. Dotzel,

Associate Commissioner for Policy.

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[FR Doc. 01-27641 Filed 11-2-01; 8:45 am]