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Development and Use of Risk Minimization Action Plans Guidance for Industry March 2005

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Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

This document provides guidance to industry on the development, implementation, and evaluation of risk minimization action plans for prescription drug products, including biological drug products. In particular, it gives guidance on (1) initiating and designing plans called risk minimization action plans or RiskMAPs to minimize identified product risks, (2) selecting and developing tools to minimize those risks, (3) evaluating RiskMAPs and monitoring tools, and (4) communicating with FDA about RiskMAPs, and (5) the recommended components of a RiskMAP submission to FDA.

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2004-D-0441.

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