[USC02] 21 USC 379j-71: Definitions
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21 USC 379j-71: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on September 20, 2020
From Title 21-FOOD AND DRUGSCHAPTER 9-FEDERAL FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACTSUBCHAPTER VII-GENERAL AUTHORITYPart C-Feessubpart 10-fees relating to over-the-counter drugs

§379j–71. Definitions

In this subpart:

(1) The term "affiliate" means a business entity that has a relationship with a second business entity if, directly or indirectly-

(A) one business entity controls, or has the power to control, the other business entity; or

(B) a third party controls, or has power to control, both of the business entities.


(2) The term "contract manufacturing organization facility" means an OTC monograph drug facility where neither the owner of such manufacturing facility nor any affiliate of such owner or facility sells the OTC monograph drug produced at such facility directly to wholesalers, retailers, or consumers in the United States.

(3) The term "costs of resources allocated for OTC monograph drug activities" means the expenses in connection with OTC monograph drug activities for-

(A) officers and employees of the Food and Drug Administration, contractors of the Food and Drug Administration, advisory committees, and costs related to such officers, employees, and committees and costs related to contracts with such contractors;

(B) management of information, and the acquisition, maintenance, and repair of computer resources;

(C) leasing, maintenance, renovation, and repair of facilities and acquisition, maintenance, and repair of fixtures, furniture, scientific equipment, and other necessary materials and supplies; and

(D) collecting fees under section 379j–72 of this title and accounting for resources allocated for OTC monograph drug activities.


(4) The term "FDA establishment identifier" is the unique number automatically generated by Food and Drug Administration's Field Accomplishments and Compliance Tracking System (FACTS) (or any successor system).

(5) The term "OTC monograph drug" means a nonprescription drug without an approved new drug application which is governed by the provisions of section 355h of this title.

(6) The term "OTC monograph drug activities" means activities of the Secretary associated with OTC monograph drugs and inspection of facilities associated with such products, including the following activities:

(A) The activities necessary for review and evaluation of OTC monographs and OTC monograph order requests, including-

(i) orders proposing or finalizing applicable conditions of use for OTC monograph drugs;

(ii) orders affecting status regarding general recognition of safety and effectiveness of an OTC monograph ingredient or combination of ingredients under specified conditions of use;

(iii) all OTC monograph drug development and review activities, including intra-agency collaboration;

(iv) regulation and policy development activities related to OTC monograph drugs;

(v) development of product standards for products subject to review and evaluation;

(vi) meetings referred to in section 355h(i) of this title;

(vii) review of labeling prior to issuance of orders related to OTC monograph drugs or conditions of use; and

(viii) regulatory science activities related to OTC monograph drugs.


(B) Inspections related to OTC monograph drugs.

(C) Monitoring of clinical and other research conducted in connection with OTC monograph drugs.

(D) Safety activities with respect to OTC monograph drugs, including-

(i) collecting, developing, and reviewing safety information on OTC monograph drugs, including adverse event reports;

(ii) developing and using improved adverse event data-collection systems, including information technology systems; and

(iii) developing and using improved analytical tools to assess potential safety risks, including access to external databases.


(E) Other activities necessary for implementation of section 355h of this title.


(7) The term "OTC monograph order request" means a request for an order submitted under section 355h(b)(5) of this title.

(8) The term "Tier 1 OTC monograph order request" means any OTC monograph order request not determined to be a Tier 2 OTC monograph order request.

(9)(A) The term "Tier 2 OTC monograph order request" means, subject to subparagraph (B), an OTC monograph order request for-

(i) the reordering of existing information in the drug facts label of an OTC monograph drug;

(ii) the addition of information to the other information section of the drug facts label of an OTC monograph drug, as limited by section 201.66(c)(7) of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (or any successor regulations);

(iii) modification to the directions for use section of the drug facts label of an OTC monograph drug, if such changes conform to changes made pursuant to section 355h(c)(3)(A) of this title;

(iv) the standardization of the concentration or dose of a specific finalized ingredient within a particular finalized monograph;

(v) a change to ingredient nomenclature to align with nomenclature of a standards-setting organization; or

(vi) addition of an interchangeable term in accordance with section 330.1 of title 21, Code of Federal Regulations (or any successor regulations).


(B) The Secretary may, based on program implementation experience or other factors found appropriate by the Secretary, characterize any OTC monograph order request as a Tier 2 OTC monograph order request (including recharacterizing a request from Tier 1 to Tier 2) and publish such determination in a proposed order issued pursuant to section 355h of this title.

(10)(A) The term "OTC monograph drug facility" means a foreign or domestic business or other entity that-

(i) is-

(I) under one management, either direct or indirect; and

(II) at one geographic location or address engaged in manufacturing or processing the finished dosage form of an OTC monograph drug;


(ii) includes a finished dosage form manufacturer facility in a contractual relationship with the sponsor of one or more OTC monograph drugs to manufacture or process such drugs; and

(iii) does not include a business or other entity whose only manufacturing or processing activities are one or more of the following: production of clinical research supplies, testing, or placement of outer packaging on packages containing multiple products, for such purposes as creating multipacks, when each monograph drug product contained within the overpackaging is already in a final packaged form prior to placement in the outer overpackaging.


(B) For purposes of subparagraph (A)(i)(II), separate buildings or locations within close proximity are considered to be at one geographic location or address if the activities conducted in such buildings or locations are-

(i) closely related to the same business enterprise;

(ii) under the supervision of the same local management; and

(iii) under a single FDA establishment identifier and capable of being inspected by the Food and Drug Administration during a single inspection.


(C) If a business or other entity would meet criteria specified in subparagraph (A), but for being under multiple management, the business or other entity is deemed to constitute multiple facilities, one per management entity, for purposes of this paragraph.

(11) The term "OTC monograph drug meeting" means any meeting regarding the content of a proposed OTC monograph order request.

(12) The term "person" includes an affiliate of a person.

(13) The terms "requestor" and "sponsor" have the meanings given such terms in section 355h of this title.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 675, §744L, as added Pub. L. 116–136, div. A, title III, §3862, Mar. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 459 .)

Finding

Pub. L. 116–136, div. A, title III, §3861, Mar. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 458 , provided that: "The Congress finds that the fees authorized by the amendments made in this part [part II of subtitle F of title III of div. A of Pub. L. 116–136, enacting this subpart] will be dedicated to OTC monograph drug activities, as set forth in the goals identified for purposes of part 10 of subchapter C of chapter VII of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [this subpart], in the letters from the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate and the Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives, as set forth in the Congressional Record."