FDA Announces Generic Drug API and FDF Facilities User Fees for FY 2013


  • January 16, 2013

By Nick Fleischer, R.Ph., Ph.D.

In a Federal Register notice set to be published January 17, 2013, FDA established the GDUFA fee rates for active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and finished dosage form (FDF) facilities.  According to the docket, the domestic FDF facility fee will be $175,389 and the domestic API facility fee will be $26,458. The foreign facility fees for each are $15,000 more. Combined, these fees will make up a percentage of the remaining $299,000,000 of the total GDUFA fee revenue FDA expects to collect in 2013.

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Nick Fleischer, R.Ph., Ph.D. is Vice President at  The Weinberg Group, the world’s leading food and drug consulting firm. If you have any questions or thoughts on this blog post or others, please contact us.