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: Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices 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 December 6, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn, Ballroom, Two Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg, MD.
Contact Person: Veronica J. Calvin, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (HFZ-440), Food and Drug Administration, 2098 Gaither Rd., Start Printed Page 66957Rockville, MD 20850, 240-276-0491, ext. 161, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 3014512514. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
Agenda: The committee will hear an update on the status of recent devices brought before the committee. The committee will also hear a presentation regarding the FDA Critical Path Initiative. The committee will discuss general issues concerning high and low density lipoprotein subfraction assays. Background information, including the agenda and questions for the committee, will be available to the public 1 business day before the meeting on the Internet at http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/panel/index.html.
Procedure: 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 on or before November 24, 2006. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled for approximately 30 minutes at the beginning of committee deliberations and for approximately 30 minutes near the end of the deliberations. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person 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 on or before November 24, 2006.
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 Shirley Meeks, Conference Management Staff, 301-827-7292 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: November 8, 2006.
Randall W. Lutter,
Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning.
[FR Doc. E6-19492 Filed 11-16-06; 8:45 am]
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