Senate Approves Drug Compounding Reform Bill

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 10:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Monday that would revamp the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regulation of compounding pharmacies and establish a track-and-trace system for prescription drugs, sending the bill to President Barack Obama for his signature.

H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act, passed through a voice vote, as it did in the House of Representatives in September. Under the bill, compounders that elect to be classified as so-called outsourcing facilities would be subject to FDA oversight in the same way as traditional...
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