FDA Looks To Modernize Drug Registration System

Law360, New York (August 23, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday a proposed rule that would require drug companies to register their products electronically rather than on paper.

Currently, over 120,000 drugs, along with their ingredients, dosage forms, strengths, labeling and manufacturer information, are part of a list of drug products that the FDA manages.

According to the FDA, the new electronic listing system would improve the quality and completeness of all drug product information, as well as make it more accessible to government agencies, health care providers and...
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