Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public.
Name of Committee: Vaccines and Related Biological Products 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 March 17, 2004, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Food and Drug Administration, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 29B, Conference Room C, Bethesda, MD. This meeting will be held by a telephone conference call. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at the previously mentioned location. A speaker telephone will be provided at the specified location for public participation in this meeting.
Contact Person: William Freas or Denise H. Royster, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluations and Research (HFM-71), 1401 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 20852, 301-827-0314, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512391. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
Agenda: This committee will discuss recommendations pertaining to the influenza virus vaccine formulation.
Procedure: On March 17, 2004, from 1 p.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 March 11, 2004. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before March 11, 2004, 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.
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 as 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 William Freas or Denise H. Royster at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).Start Signature
Dated: February 11, 2004.
Peter J. Pitts,
Associate Commissioner for External Relations.
[FR Doc. 04-3487 Filed 2-18-04; 8:45 am]
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