21 CFR 56.101 - Scope.

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§ 56.101 Scope.

(a) This part contains the general standards for the composition, operation, and responsibility of an Institutional Review Board (IRB) that reviews clinical investigations regulated by the Food and Drug Administration under sections 505(i) and 520(g) of the act, as well as clinical investigations that support applications for research or marketing permits for products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, including foods, including dietary supplements, that bear a nutrient content claim or a health claim, infant formulas, food and color additives, drugs for human use, medical devices for human use, biological products for human use, and electronic products. Compliance with this part is intended to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in such investigations.

(b) References in this part to regulatory sections of the Code of Federal Regulations are to chapter I of title 21, unless otherwise noted.

[ 46 FR 8975, Jan. 27, 1981, as amended at 64 FR 399, Jan. 5, 1999; 66 FR 20599, Apr. 24, 2001]

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Title 21 published on 13-Apr-2017 03:05

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 56 after this date.

  • 2016-07-21; vol. 81 # 140 - Thursday, July 21, 2016
    1. 81 FR 47288 - Administrative Actions for Noncompliance; Lesser Administrative Actions; Confirmation of Effective Date
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date.
      Effective date of final rule published in the Federal Register of April 4, 2016 (81 FR 19033), confirmed: August 17, 2016.
      21 CFR Part 56