Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At least one portion of the meeting will be closed to the public.
Name of Committee: Dental Products Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee.
General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
Date and Time: The meeting will be held on August 22, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn, Walker/Whetstone Rooms, Two Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.
Contact Person: Pamela D. Scott, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (HFZ-480), Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 301-827-5283, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 12518. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
Agenda: The committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a total temporomandibular joint prosthesis for reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint.
Background information, including the agenda and questions for the committee, will be available to the public one business day before the meeting, on the Internet at http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/panelmtg.html. Material for the August 22, 2002, meeting will be posted on August 21, 2002.
Procedure: On August 22, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person by August 5, 2002. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 8:15 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Near the end of the committee deliberations, a 30-minute open public session will be conducted for interested persons to address issues specific to the submission before the committee. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before August 19, 2002, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation.
Closed Committee Deliberations: On August 22, 2002, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., the meeting will be closed to permit FDA staff to present to the committee trade secret and/or confidential commercial information regarding dental device issues. This portion of the meeting will be closed to permit discussion of this information (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4)).
Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.
FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact AnnMarie Williams, Conference Management Staff, at 301-594-1283, ext. 113, at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.Start Printed Page 49946
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).Start Signature
Dated: July 25, 2002.
Linda Arey Skladany,
Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations.
[FR Doc. 02-19374 Filed 7-31-02; 8:45 am]
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