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FDA Discusses News Reports That the Agency has Withheld Information on Chinese Manufacturers of Heparin from Congress

In February 2008, the FDA announced that heparin, a blood thinning agent, was not going to be manufactured voluntarily by its U.S. manufacturer because of serious adverse events.  The adverse events were tied by FDA to a contaminant discovered that … Continue reading

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Advisory Committee Schedule for 2008

Rather late this year, the FDA has posted the tentative dates for advisory committee meetings for 2008.  Right now, except for meetings that have already been announced, these are primarily "save the date" reservations so that the many experts on … Continue reading

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Hiatus Interruptus – Advisory Committees Set Meeting Dates

Hi there.  I know I was taking this week off for vacation, but it hasn’t worked out that way.  After a quick trip to the family, a 14 hour return drive, instead of R&R, I’m working again.  So here is … Continue reading

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