[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 92 (Tuesday, May 13, 1997)]
[Page 26320]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-12460]



Food and Drug Administration

System Suitability for Chromatographic Analysis; Public Workshop

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of public workshop.


SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) (Office of 
Regulatory Affairs (ORA)) is announcing a public workshop on system 
suitability for chromatographic analysis. FDA is co-sponsoring this 
public workshop with the New York-New Jersey Section of the Association 
of Official Analytical Chemists (NY-NJ AOAC) International. This public 
workshop is designed to promote discussion of laboratory practices and 
procedures for system suitability for chromatographic analysis.

DATES: The public workshop will be held on Monday, June 9, 1997, from 9 
a.m. to 4 p.m. The deadline for registration is June 2, 1997.

ADDRESSES: The public workshop will be held at Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc., 
Bldg.76, Auditorium, 340 Kingsland St., Nutley, NJ 07110.

    Regarding general information: Elise A. Murphy, Office of 
Regulatory Affairs (HFC-141), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-443-3007.
    Regarding registration and workshop information: Alexander 
MacDonald, NY-NJ AOAC Section, c/o Pharma Science, Inc., 16 Cypress 
Ave., North Caldwell, NJ 07006, 201-228-2392, FAX 201-228-3498, or e-
mail ``BeeM[email protected]''.
    The registration fee for the public workshop is $40.00. Those 
persons interested in attending this meeting should send their 
registration fee and FAX their registration, including name(s), firm 
name, address, telephone number, FAX number, and any specific questions 
about the workshop to Alexander MacDonald (address above) by June 2, 
1997. Make checks payable to NY-NJ AOAC, attention: Dr. MacDonald. 
Advance registration is required. There will be no on-site 
registration. Space is limited and all interested parties are 
encouraged to register early.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This public workshop, which is co-sponsored 
with NY-NJ AOAC, is designed to promote the discussion of laboratory 
practices and procedures for system suitability for chromatographic 
analysis. This topic was selected by the attendees at the November 20, 
1996, public meeting held by FDA in Rockville, MD. AOAC International 
is an independent association of scientists from the public and private 
sectors devoted to promoting methods validation and quality 
measurements in the analytical sciences. NY-NJ AOAC will be assisting 
with the agenda, speakers, and administrative functions for the 
meeting. Representatives from ORA's Division of Field Science, the 
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, and other FDA representatives 
will be participating.

    Dated: May 6, 1997.
William K. Hubbard,
Associate Commissioner for Policy Coordination.
[FR Doc. 97-12460 Filed 5-12-97; 8:45 am]