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(a) A sponsor may request orphan-drug designation at any time in its drug development process prior to the time that sponsor submits a marketing application for the drug for the same rare disease or condition.
(b) A sponsor may request orphan-drug designation of an already approved drug for an unapproved use without regard to whether the prior marketing approval was for a rare disease or condition.
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§ 360aa - Recommendations for investigations of drugs for rare diseases or conditions
§ 360bb - Designation of drugs for rare diseases or conditions
§ 360cc - Protection for drugs for rare diseases or conditions
§ 360dd - Open protocols for investigations of drugs for rare diseases or conditions
§ 371 - Regulations and hearings
Title 21 published on 10-May-2017 03:43
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 316 after this date.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publishing this document to clarify its policy regarding certain aspects of orphan-drug exclusivity. This document is being published because of a recent court decision interpreting provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by the Orphan Drug Act.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing final regulations amending the 1992 Orphan Drug Regulations issued to implement the Orphan Drug Act. These amendments are intended to clarify regulatory provisions and make minor improvements to address issues that have arisen since those regulations were issued.