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Could Gottlieb Bring Red-Tape Scissors To FDA Sunscreen Review?

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA Commissioner nominee Scott Gottlieb has been a vocal critic of FDA bureaucracy and excessive data demands that in his view have slowed access to life-saving drugs and medical devices in the US. His expected confirmation as FDA head could offer a new glimmer of hope to sponsors seeking GRASE status for next-generation UV filters, a process that has all but ground to a halt, according to industry advocates.


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