Combination Products: FDA's Final Rule for GMP Requirements and Introduction and Expectations for "Combo" Products
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What is a combination product? What are some examples of combination products? How are combination products assigned for review? Where can I find guidance for how master files can be used in the submission of information relevant to my combination product? Determine which Center will review my combination or non-combination product?
These topics and more will be addressed during this Webinar, including recently FDA's proposed rule to codify the current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) requirements applicable to combination products. This proposed rule is intended to promote the public health by clarifying which cGMP requirements apply when drugs, devices, and biological products are combined to create a combination product. In addition, the proposed rule sets forth a transparent and streamlined regulatory framework for firms to use when demonstrating compliance with cGMP requirements for "single-entity" and "co-packaged" combination products. FDA proposes to create 21 CFR Part 4, subpart A, to codify the cGMP requirements that apply to combination products. What current good manufacturing practice requirements apply to my combination product? The proposed rule seeks to clarify which cGMP requirements apply when drugs, devices, and biological products are used to create combination products. The agency notes that there are no express preemption provisions of the act applicable to prescription drugs or biological products.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Who Will Benefit:
- Introduction to Combination Products if you design, develop, produce, distribute and deploying a sustainable regulatory strategy
- Description and explanation of FDA's proposed rule
- Requirements for Single-Entity and Co-Packaged Combination Products
- Identify requirements that apply to the constituent parts of a Combination Product before they are combined, or packaged together
- What current good manufacturing practice requirements apply to my combination product?
- Learn FDA's new terms and phrases
- Understand how to address a Request for Designation for a combination or non-combination product and examples of "combo" products
- Resources and guidance to help define a proven regulatory strategy
- All levels of management and departmental representatives and those who desire a better understanding or a "refresh" overview
- Regulatory Affairs
- Clinical Affairs
- Quality and Compliance
- Marketing & Sales
- Engineering/Technical Services/Operations
David R. Dills, is Director of Regulatory Services at CROMSOURCE, an international contract research organization (CRO) to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Mr. Dills has more than 28 years of experience in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry.
He has held positions of increasing responsibility with sponsor and service companies of various sizes, including large, global OEM's/sponsors, consultancies and a global CRO, as well as virtual, small, mid and large-sized enterprises and has serviced sponsors and clients in multiple global locations.
Mr. Dills most recent position was President and Principal, Global Regulatory Affairs Consultant with a consultancy in the US, and prior to that he served in senior level regulatory and compliance roles for various organizations.
He has a range of expertise in different therapeutic areas and medical specialties for pharma and medical devices, including combination products.
David enjoys interpreting the regulatory precedents and new legislation, developing the regulatory strategy as part of strategic regulatory consulting, Agency meeting preparation and engagement, conducting persuasive communication with regulatory authorities, executing an effective path to approval for submissions and marketing applications with multi-country registrations and approvals, developing GxP compliance strategies from premarketing to postmarketing from R&D, Manufacturing/Operations, Postmarket and to delivering regulatory and compliance training to internal and external stakeholders, and striving for overall corporate compliance with regulations in The Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
He has managed regulatory and compliance projects with multiple competing priorities having a direct impact on site operations commercial opportunities and enjoys adding business value to clients by providing strategic and tactical solutions that facilitate the achievement of regulatory and compliance milestones and on minimizing delays due to noncompliance and regulatory risk.
He has worked directly with global manufacturers and sponsors engaged in compliance remediation activities and services involving enforcement actions and customer generated compliance events, inspection preparation, among other regulatory and compliance responsibilities.