(b) The following terms are defined solely for the purpose of implementing the supplemental procedures provided by this part and are not necessarily applicable to any other statutory or regulatory requirements:
(1)Abbreviated application applies to an abbreviated new drug application and an abbreviated new animal drug application.
(2)Active moiety means the molecule or ion, excluding those appended portions of the molecule that cause the drug to be an ester, salt (including a salt with hydrogen or coordination bonds), or other noncovalent derivative (such as a complex chelate or clathrate) of the molecule responsible for the physiological or pharmacological action of the drug substance.
(3)Agency means the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
(4)Increased use of a drug or biologic product may occur if the drug will be administered at higher dosage levels, for longer duration or for different indications than were previously in effect, or if the drug is a new molecular entity. The term “use” also encompasses disposal of FDA-regulated articles by consumers.
(5)Responsible agency official means the agency decisionmaker designated in the delegated authority for the underlying actions.
(c) The following acronyms are used in this part:
(1) CEQ—Council on Environmental Quality.
(2) CGMP—Current good manufacturing practice.
(3) EA—Environmental assessment.
(4) EIS—Environmental impact statement.
(5) The act—Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
(6) FIFRA—Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
(7) FONSI—Finding of no significant impact.
(8) GLP—Good laboratory practice.
(9) GRAS—Generally recognized as safe.
(10) HACCP—Hazard analysis critical control point.
(11) IDE—Investigational device exemption.
(12) IND—Investigational new drug application.
(13) INAD—Investigational new animal drug application.
(14) NADA—New animal drug application.
(15) NDA—New drug application.
(16) NEPA—National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.