Big Molecule Watch
July 14, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: FDA Denies Citizen Petitions Regarding Biosimilar Labeling

FDA denied citizen’s petitions from Abbvie, the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (“PhRMA”) and Biotechnology Industry Organization (“BIO”) trade associations requesting that FDA impose particular labeling requirements on biosimilar applicants.  FDA said it will continue to determine appropriate labeling on a case-by-case basis and invited the parties to submit comments on its draft labeling guidance.

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