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Certain Other Dosage Form New Animal Drugs; Sevoflurane

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Food and Drug Administration, HHS.


Final rule.


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the animal drug regulations to reflect approval of an abbreviated new animal drug application (ANADA) filed by Minrad, Inc. The ANADA provides for the use of sevoflurane inhalant anesthetic in dogs.


This rule is effective May 7, 2008.

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John K. Harshman, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-104), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-8197, e-mail:

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Minrad, Inc., 836 Main St., 2nd floor, Buffalo, NY 14202, filed ANADA 200-438 that provides for use of PETREM (sevoflurane) inhalant anesthetic in dogs. Minrad, Inc.'s PETREM is approved as a generic copy of SEVOFLO, sponsored by Abbott Laboratories, under NADA 141-103. The ANADA is approved as of April 3, 2008, and the regulations are amended in § 529.2150 to reflect the approval.

In accordance with the freedom of information provisions of 21 CFR part 20 and 21 CFR 514.11(e)(2)(ii), a summary of safety and effectiveness data and information submitted to support approval of this application Start Printed Page 25508may 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.

The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.33(a)(1) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.

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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List of Subjects in 21 CFR Part 529

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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,

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1. The authority citation for

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Authority: 21 U.S.C. 360b.

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2. In § 529.2150, revise paragraphs (a) and (b) to read as follows:

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(a) Specifications. Sevoflurane liquid.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 000074 and 060307 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

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Dated: April 28, 2008.

Bernadette Dunham,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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[FR Doc. E8-10153 Filed 5-6-08; 8:45 am]