• Q4 - Q4B Pharmacopoeias

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    • Finalised Annex:
      November 2010

      Description :

      The tripartite harmonised ICH annex was finalised under Step 4 in October 2009.
      This annex is the result of the Q4B process for Dissolution Test General Chapter.

      This annex was revised -R1- to include the Interchangeability Statement from Health Canada on 27 September 2010.

      This annex was revised -R2- under Step 4 without further public consultation on 11 November 2010.

      Implementation :

      Step 5

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      EC, EuropeAdopted by CHMP, December 2010, issued as EMA/CHMP/ICH/645469/2008

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      MHLW/PMDA, Japan Adopted 26 July 2011, PFSB/ELD Notification No. 0726-1

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      FDA, US Published in the Federal Register, 24 June 2011, Vol. 76, No. 122, p. 37129-31

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      Health Canada, Canada Implemented 22 October 2010, File #: 10-121855-881

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      Swissmedic, Switzerland - Refer to the press release on Swissmedic, Switzerland's website

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Finalised Document:
      April 2012

      Description :

      The Q4B Expert Working Group (EWG) developed a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help users of the Q4B Guideline and Annexes to understand the use and implication of these documents.