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What is ANDA?

ANDA is the Abbreviated New Drug Application, the FDA's generic drug approval process.. .... Read More

Who should file ANDA?

Any companies interested in obtaining generic drug approval should file ANDA.. .... Read More

What is a generic drug?

A generic drug is identical–or bio equivalent–to a brand name drug (already approved by FDA) in dosage form, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use.. .... Read More

What information should be included for ANDA?

Generally, ANDA includes chemistry, manufacturing, control, bio study and administrative information.. .... Read More

What are the ANDA fees?

For FY2017, the ANDA fee is $70,480.. .... Read More

What is the time frame for approval for ANDA Applications?

If all the submitted information is appropriate and correct, the process takes between 12 and 16 months. If you have any other questions about ANDA, please feel to contact us.. .... Read More

Who should register?

As per 21 CFR 207, domestic and foreign establishments that manufacture, repack, or re-label drug products in the United States are required to register with the FDA.. .... Read More

What information is required for Establishment Registration?

The contact address and DUNS number are required for Establishment Registration. Non US-companies are also required to provide US Agent information. If required, we can act as US agent for your company.. .... Read More

Does the FDA issue Certificates of Registration?

No. The FDA does not issue any certificates. You can verify your company registration at the below link: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drls/default.cfm. .... Read More

How long will it take for Establishment Registration?

Generally, it takes two to three working days.. .... Read More

What are the fees for Establishment Registration?

The FDA does not charge any fee for Establishment Registration. See our pricing section for consulting fees.. .... Read More

How can Pragmatic help with Establishment Registration?

We prepare the establishment registration SPL on behalf of your company and submit to the FDA through our ESG gateway. We also provide US Agent services for non-US companies.. .... Read More

When do we need to renew Drug Establishment Registration?

Establishments must renew their registration annually, between October 1st and December 31st of each year.. .... Read More

What is the Labeler Code?

This is the number assigned by the FDA to the manufacturer /packer/labeler of the drug.. .... Read More

What is a Drug Listing?

Drug listing is the process of providing product and labeling information to FDA in electronic format.. .... Read More

What Is the NDC Number?

The NDC number is 10 digit number, consisting of five labeller-code digits, three product digits and two of package code digits. The product code and package code can be any assigned by the manufacturer/ labeller.. .... Read More

Who needs a Drug Listing?

The owner or operator of an establishment entering into drug manufacture or preparation.. .... Read More

How much time does it take to obtain the NDC number?

This process takes around 48 hours.. .... Read More

How much time will Drug Listing take?

Once we have the information, the process takes two to three days.. .... Read More

How can you help me with Drug Listing?

We provide a complete service for drug listing and NDC numbers. We will support you through each stage of the process, until your registration is complete.. .... Read More

What information do I have to provide for Drug Listing?

For drug listing, we need the following information:

  • Product label
  • Labelling information
  • Packaging configuration
  • FEI number
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What are your fees for NDC assistance ?

Our fees for NDC number assistance are $199.. .... Read More

What are your fees for drug listing?

Our fees for drug listing are $250.. .... Read More

Who needs to self-identify?

All facilities involved in generic drug manufacturing (including API manufacturing), packing, testing and bio-equivalence testing are required to self-identify.. .... Read More

What about fees for self-identification?

Only facilities that manufacture, or intend to manufacture, generic drug APIs, FDFs, or both, are required to pay facility fees. Sites and organizations that only perform testing, repackaging, or re-labelling are not required to pay a user fee.. .... Read More

What information is required for self-identification?

Basic contact information is required, along with information about the nature of the operations - for example, FDF manufacturing or API manufacturing testing.. .... Read More

How can I very my self-identification status?

The FDA publishes a list of all self-identified facility addresses, along with their type of business.. .... Read More

How much time will it take to self-identify my facility?

With our support, the self-identification process takes about 48 hours.. .... Read More

When Should I Self-Identify?

You should self identify if you are performing generic drug-related activities, including manufacturing, testing, or clinical studies.  It is more important to know when you should self identify. Our services can save you time and money.. .... Read More

How we can help to market your medical device?

Pragmatic supports companies to classify their medical devices and identify the applicable regulatory requirements. Our complete solution takes through each stage of the requirements.. .... Read More

What are the requirements for marketing medical devices in the United States?

This depends on the type of medical device you are intending to market. The FDA has established both general requirements and special requirements. General requirements include establishment registration, device listing, proper labeling and GMP, which are applicable to most devices. Special requirements – such as Pre market notification and Pre market approval – are applicab. .... Read More

Can the FDA inspect cosmetics manufacturers?

Yes. The FDA can and does inspect cosmetic manufacturing facilities to assure cosmetic product safety and to determine whether cosmetics are adulterated or misbranded under the FD&C Act or FPLA.. .... Read More

What do cosmetics firms need to do?

Under the law, cosmetics manufacturers are not required to register their cosmetic establishments or file their product formulations with the FDA, and no registration number is required to import cosmetics into the United States. However, we encourage cosmetic firms to participate in the FDA’s Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP) using the online registration system. .... Read More

FDA US Agent

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How much time will it take to appoint a US Agent?

We can complete the US Agent appointment formalities in just 20 minutes, using through our online system. As soon as you provide your company information and make the payment, we can give you US Agent details to include in your regulatory submission or registration. Click here Read More

Do I need a US Agent?

US Agent appointment is mandatory for all foreign companies who wish to market their drug, food or medical device products in the United States. In the vast majority of cases, the FDA communicates with companies through the US Agent.. .... Read More

How much is the US Agent fee?

Our standard US Agent fee is $299 for one year. However, if your company has potential regulatory submissions which might include NDA, IND, ANDA, Controlled Correspondence, or PMA, then fees may be more, as these services require more frequent involvement of the US Agent. For food and dietary supplements companies, US Agent fees are $299. This price includes the food facility registration. . .... Read More

Are there any hidden fees?

No. Our fees are transparent and there are not hidden charges.. .... Read More

What are the responsibilities of a US Agent?

US Agents have a number of responsibilities. These include:

  1. Acting as an intermediary for communications between the FDA and foreign companies.
  2. Provides assistance to answer any questions concerning the foreign establishment's devices that are imported or offered for import into the United States
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How Can Pragmatic help you with Self Identification?

We just don't submit your self identification, we also provide guidance on when to self identify, including whether GDUFA fees are applicable to your facility.  Our complete service includes assistance to get an FEI number and complete the self identification of your facility.. .... Read More

What is a Drug Master File?

A Drug Master File – or DMF – is FDA's provision to submit confidentiality information on the chemistry, manufacturing and control information about a product for the agency's evaluation.. .... Read More

How we can assist for DMF submission to FDA?

Pragmatic offers a complete solution for all types of DMF submission to the FDA. We offer DMF review, compilation, technical gap analysis, eCTD conversion and submission through ESG. We also provide services for management throughout the lifecycle of a drug master file. Please contact us for more information.. .... Read More

How much time is required for DMF submission?

The timeline for the DMF submission depends on the availability of technical documents. If you have all the documents – including Batch records, Specification, Method of analysis, In process specification, Raw material specification and testing reports, Impurity profiling, Batch analysis data, and stability study – it will take about 10 working days to compile the DMF in eCTD format and submit. .... Read More

How much is the DMF Fee and when should I pay?

For 2017, the FDA DMF fees  are $51,140. This fee should be paid well before referencing your DMF in your ANDA application. It means you can still submit the DMF to FDA without paying the fees and wait for the  ANDA sponsor.. .... Read More

How can I market food products?

In order to market food products in the United States, you must first comply with the following requirements:

  1. Appoint a US Agent (for all foreign companies)
  2. Establishment Registration
  3. Labelling
  4. GMP manufacturing
  5. Prior import notice
Pragmatic Compliance LLC can offer you all the guidance to help you market your food products.. .... Read More

How can Pragmatic assist you?

Pragmatic offers complete solutions to comply with all the FDA requirements: US agent services, food facility registration, labelling review, and guidance for GMP compliance requirements. Please contact us for more information.. .... Read More

How much time is required for food facility registration?

After you have provided the required information, it takes about 48 hours to complete the food facility registration.. .... Read More

Does each food or dietary supplement require separate registration?

No. There is no such provision in the regulatory framework to register each dietary supplement since it is not required by law. Food facility  registration is the one of the FDA's requirement as per Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002.. .... Read More

FDA Biennial Registration Renewal period Food Facility

When  is the  FDA Biennial Registration Renewal period for Food Facility ?

Food facility registration must be renewed every  even  calendar  year, between October and December. Example  : If you have  submitted   initial registration in the month  of September 2017,   then you must renew food facility registration before December 2018 and your next renewal  will be  i. .... Read More

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