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The US FDA is responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medical products more effective, safer, and more affordable and by helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medical products and foods to maintain and improve their health. CDISC and FDA have worked together closely since CDISC’s inception to ensure data standards allow regulatory reviewers to receive, process, review and archive submissions more effectively.

The FDA is a Platinum Member of CDISC Standards and CDISC Standards are required for regulatory submissions to FDA.


The Japan PMDA continues to improve the public health and safety of Japan by reviewing applications for marketing approval of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, conducting safety measures, and providing relief to people who have suffered from adverse drug reactions.

The PMDA is a Platinum Member of CDISC and CDISC Standards are required for regulatory submissions to the PMDA.


CDISC updates this page with announcements from regulatory authorities. We encourage readers to check for new announcements directly with the appropriate agency.

From FDA:

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From National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) in China: