FDA Ponders Changes To Lens Solution Regulations

Law360, New York (June 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Responding to last year's scare over contact lens cleaners causing users to suffer potentially blinding infections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now considering a series of new regulations that would affect how contact lens products are tested and labeled.

The FDA said that it would convene a panel of experts on June 10 to “discuss general issues” with various lens cleaners and whether new testing or package labeling requirements should be imposed on the industry.

The meeting is prompted by a Bausch & Lomb...
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