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CFPC announces the new director for Certification and Examinations

The One-Year Anniversary of the Oncology Center of Excellence


By: Richard Pazdur, M.D. One year ago, Jan. 19, 2017, FDA officially launched the Oncology Center of Excellence to leverage the combined skills of regulatory scientists and reviewers with expertise in drugs, biologics and devices (including diagnostics). In doing so, we hoped to help expedite the development of oncology and hematology medical products and support […]

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P. recalls Hudson Comforter by UGG


The presence of mold was discovered on some units, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.

Quality Goods I.M.D. Inc. recalls various children's upper outerwear with drawstrings


Drawstrings on children’s outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of vehicles, in the child being dragged.

In memory of Dr. Michael Spooner, President 1978-1979

FDA to Expedite Release of Recall Information


By: Douglas Stearn, J.D. When FDA identifies that a product it regulates violates the law, it protects the public by working with the manufacturer and distributors to facilitate the product’s recall (i.e., removal from the marketplace or product correction). Among other actions, FDA assures that the public is warned when products present the most significant […]

Charting Our Course for 2018-2020


By: Jeff Shuren, M.D., J.D. Since 2012, we at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health have set as our North Star the vision of patients in the U.S. having access to high-quality, safe, and effective medical devices of public health importance first in the world. “First in the world” is not about a competition […]

Avlon Industries, Inc. recalls KeraCare Hydrating Detangling Shampoo – Sulfate free


The recalled product is contaminated with the bacteria Enterobacter cloacae. Enterobacter could pose a risk of infection to consumers, especially those with weakened immune systems.

Flos, Inc. recalls pendant light fixtures


The glass diffuser can detach and fall, posing an impact injury hazard.

Evenflo Company, Inc. recalls Evenflo Victory Jogging/Jogger Stroller


Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that these strollers do not meet the Carriages and Strollers Regulations in Canada. Specifically, the stroller lap belt may detach resulting in a fall hazard.

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