Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
Notice; extension of comment period.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period by 60 days to December 2, 2011, for the notice entitled “Draft Guidance for Industry; Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues; Availability,” that appeared in the Federal Register of July 5, 2011 (76 FR 39111). In that document, FDA announced the availability of a draft guidance for industry and requested comments. The Agency is taking this action in response to a request for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments.
Submit either electronic or written comments by December 2, 2011.
Submit electronic comments to http://www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All comments should be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Corey Hilmas, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-810), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, 240-402-2375.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In the Federal Register of July 5, 2011 (76 FR 39111), FDA published a notice with a 90-day comment period to request comments on the draft guidance for industry entitled “Draft Guidance for Industry; Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues.” Comments on the draft guidance will assist FDA in the development of final guidance for industry on new dietary ingredient notifications and related issues.
The Agency has received a request for a 45-day extension of the comment period for this notice. FDA has considered the request and is extending the comment period for the notice entitled “Draft Guidance for Industry; Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues; Availability,” until December 2, 2011. The Agency believes that this extension allows adequate time for interested persons to submit comments without significantly delaying action by the Agency.
Interested persons may submit to the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES) either electronic or written comments regarding this document. It is only necessary to send one set of comments. It is no longer necessary to send two copies of mailed comments. Identify comments with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
III. Electronic Access
Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the draft guidance at either http://www.fda.gov/RegulatoryInformation/Guidances/default.htm or http://www.regulations.gov. Always access an FDA guidance document by using FDA's Web site listed previously to find the most current version of the guidance.Start Signature
Dated: September 2, 2011.
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2011-23098 Filed 9-8-11; 8:45 am]
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