Final Guidance Includes eCTD Implementation Date for Promotional Materials Submissions
Aug05

Final Guidance Includes eCTD Implementation Date for Promotional Materials Submissions

Final Guidance and Implementation Date The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released long-anticipated final guidance with the implementation date for all promotional materials submissions via electronic common technical document (eCTD) format. The guidance titled, “Providing Regulatory Submissions in Electronic and Non-Electronic Format — Promotional Labeling and Advertising Materials for Human Prescription...

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Health Canada eCTD Update
Mar13

Health Canada eCTD Update

Health Canada announced an update to the mandatory use of the electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format. As of June 1, 2019, the remainder of Division 8 regulatory activity types (human drugs only) must be submitted in eCTD format.

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FDA Requirements for Providing Datasets for Nonclinical Studies in SEND Format
Oct16

FDA Requirements for Providing Datasets for Nonclinical Studies in SEND Format

The CDISC Standard for the Exchange of Nonclinical Data (SEND) provides the structure and implementation rules for the submission of computer readable datasets. SEND is one of the required standards for data submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and specifies a way to collect and present nonclinical data in a consistent format. The overall package consists of several components, but the focus is on individual study endpoint data which are typically mapped to datasets in domains with several variables in each study dataset.

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NeeS: A Thing of the Past
Apr10

NeeS: A Thing of the Past

With 2018 well underway, if you’re still not submitting in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format in Europe, now is the time to transition. Non-eCTD electronic Submission or “NeeS” have been accepted for many years. However, they are becoming less common for National Procedures. Furthermore, at the end of this year, NeeS will be a thing of the past.  On 10 March 2017, the European Heads of Medicines Agenices (HMA) announced that eCTD will be mandatory for all regulatory activities in National Procedures as of January 1, 2019.

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DIA’s RSIDM Ask The Regulators Session: What We Learned
Feb20

DIA’s RSIDM Ask The Regulators Session: What We Learned

DIA’s Annual Regulatory Submissions, Information, and Document Management (RSIDM) Meeting is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest eCTD information and best practices. One of the most valuable sessions of the meeting is always the “Ask the Regulators” session, in which representatives from FDA answer questions directly from the attendees. This year, DIA scheduled two such sessions in addition to the FDA presentations on PDUFA...

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