21 CFR 201.19 - Drugs; use of term “infant”.

§ 201.19 Drugs; use of term “infant”.

The regulations affecting special dietary foods ( § 105.3(e) of this chapter) define an infant as a child not more than 12 months old. Apart from this, the Food and Drug Administration has not established any definition of the term infant. Some question has arisen whether, for the purposes of drug labeling, an infant means a child up to 1 year of age or a child up to 2 years of age. Until the term is more precisely defined by legislation or formal regulation, where the exact meaning of the term is significant, manufacturers should qualify any reference to “infant” to indicate whether it refers to a child who is not more than 1 year of age, or a child not more than 2 years of age.

[ 40 FR 13998, Mar. 27, 1975, as amended at 42 FR 14091, Mar. 15, 1977; 44 FR 16006, Mar. 16, 1979]

Title 21 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 201 after this date.

  • 2017-02-07; vol. 82 # 24 - Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    1. 82 FR 9501 - Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses”; Delayed Effective Date
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      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the rule amending 21 CFR Chapter I published at 82 FR 2193 on January 9, 2017 is delayed until March 21, 2017.
      21 CFR Parts 201, 801, and 1100