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Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding Between the Food and Drug Administration and Other Departments, Agencies, and Organizations; Withdrawal

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Direct final rule; withdrawal.


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register of March 23, 2012 (77 FR 16923), a direct final rule making technical changes to update a requirement that many of its written agreements and memoranda of understanding with other departments, Agencies, and organizations be published in the Federal Register. The comment period closed June 6, 2012. FDA is withdrawing the direct final rule because the Agency received significant adverse comment.


The direct final rule published at 77 FR 16923, March 23, 2012, is withdrawn, effective June 27, 2012.


Daniel W. Sigelman, Office of the Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-4706, FAX: 301-847-8616, email:

Authority: Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, the direct final rule published in the Federal Register on March 23, 2012 (77 FR 16923) is withdrawn.

Dated: June 22, 2012.

Leslie Kux,

Assistant Commissioner for Policy.

[FR Doc. 2012-15713 Filed 6-26-12; 8:45 am]