[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 124 (Wednesday, June 27, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 38173]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15713]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

21 CFR Part 20

[Docket No. FDA-2012-N-0205]


Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding Between the Food and 
Drug Administration and Other Departments, Agencies, and Organizations; 
Withdrawal

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Direct final rule; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the 
Federal Register of March 23, 2012 (77 FR 16923), a direct final rule 
making technical changes to update a requirement that many of its 
written agreements and memoranda of understanding with other 
departments, Agencies, and organizations be published in the Federal 
Register. The comment period closed June 6, 2012. FDA is withdrawing 
the direct final rule because the Agency received significant adverse 
comment.

DATES: The direct final rule published at 77 FR 16923, March 23, 2012, 
is withdrawn, effective June 27, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel W. Sigelman, Office of the 
Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., 
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-796-4706, FAX: 301-847-8616, email: 
daniel.sigelman@fda.hhs.gov.

    Authority:  Therefore, under the Federal Food, Drug, and 
Cosmetic Act and under authority delegated to the Commissioner of 
Food and Drugs, the direct final rule published in the Federal 
Register on March 23, 2012 (77 FR 16923) is withdrawn.

    Dated: June 22, 2012.
Leslie Kux,
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-15713 Filed 6-26-12; 8:45 am]
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