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59 / Tuesday, March 28, 2006 / Notices 15467

ORA GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS (OBTAINED FROM THE FDA WEB SITE ON MARCH 14, 2006)—Continued
42. Tin Whiskers—Problems, Causes, and Solutions Medical Devices 3/14/86
43. Lyophilization of Parenterals Drugs, Biologics, Diagnostics 4/18/86
44. Radiation Protection Terminology Foods 5/15/86
45. Circular Temperature Recording Chart Measurements All Programs 2/20/87
46. Water for Pharmaceutical Use Drugs, Biologics, Medical Devices 12/31/86
47. Measurement of Relative Humidity in the ETO Process Drugs and Medical Devices 4/30/87
48. Microbiological Contamination of Equipment Gaskets with Product Contact All Programs 12/31/86
49. Stock Rotomat Foods 5/30/87
50. Capacitor Medical Devices/Radiological Health 10/23/87
51. Electronic Relays Medical Devices/Radiological Health 11/10/87
52. Voice Recognition Systems GLP and Devices 11/10/87
Medical Device GMP Reference Information—(link to page maintained by CDRH)
QS Regulation/Design Controls

Dated: March 7, 2006. in adults and to make recommendations Institutes for Research’s mailing address
Jeffrey Shuren, for future research. Specifically, the is 10720 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring,
Assistant Commissioner for Policy. conference will explore the following MD 20901. Registration information is
[FR Doc. 06–2941 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] key questions: also available on the NIH Consensus
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• What are the current patterns and Development Program Web site at
prevalence of the public’s use of MVM http://consensus.nih.gov.
supplements? Please note: The NIH has recently
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND • What is known about the dietary instituted new security measures to
HUMAN SERVICES nutrient intake of MVM users versus ensure the safety of NIH employees and
non-users? property. All visitors must be prepared
National Institutes of Health • What is the efficacy of single to show a photo ID upon request.
vitamin/mineral supplement use in Visitors may be required to pass through
State-of-the-Science Conference: chronic disease prevention? a metal detector and have bags,
Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and • What is the efficacy of MVM in backpacks, or purses inspected or x-
Chronic Disease Prevention; Notice chronic disease prevention in the rayed as they enter NIH buildings. For
general population of adults? more information about the new
Notice is hereby given of the National • What is known about the safety of
Institutes of Health (NIH) ‘‘State-of-the- security measures at NIH, please visit
MVM for the generally healthy the Web site at http://www.nih.gov/
Science Conference: Multivitamin/ population?
Mineral Supplements and Chronic about/visitorsecurity.htm.
• What are the major knowledge gaps
Disease Prevention’’ to be held May 15– and research opportunities regarding Dated: March 20, 2006.
17, 2006, in the NIH Natcher Conference MVM use? Raynard S. Kington,
Center, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, An impartial, independent panel will Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health.
Maryland 20892. The conference will be charged with reviewing the available [FR Doc. E6–4437 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am]
begin at 8:30 a.m. on May 15 and 16, published literature in advance of the BILLING CODE 4140–01–P
and at 9 a.m. on May 17, and will be conference, including a systematic
open to the public. literature review commissioned through
It is estimated that more than one- the Agency for Healthcare Research and DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
third of American adults take Quality. The first day and a half of the HUMAN SERVICES
multivitamin/mineral (MVM) conference will consist of presentations
supplements regularly. by expert researchers and practitioners National Institutes of Health
Recommendations regarding and open public discussions. On
supplement use from expert groups vary State-of-the-Science Conference:
Wednesday, May 17, the panel will
widely, as does the strength of the Tobacco Use: Prevention, Cessation
present a statement of its collective
evidence supporting such guidelines. As and Control; Notice
assessment of the evidence to answer
more and more Americans seek each of the questions above. The panel Notice is hereby given of the National
strategies for maintaining good health will also hold a press conference to Institutes of Health (NIH) ‘‘State-of-the-
and preventing disease, and as the address questions from the media. The Science Conference on Tobacco Use:
marketplace offers an increasing number draft statement will be published online Prevention, Cessation, and Control’’ to
of products to fill that desire, it is later that day, and the final version will be held June 12–14, 2006, in the NIH
important that consumers have the best be released approximately six weeks Natcher Conference Center, 45 Center
possible information to inform their later. Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892. The
choices. The primary sponsors of this meeting conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. on
The Office of Dietary Supplements are the NIH Office of Dietary June 12 and 13, and at 9 a.m. on June
and the Office of Medical Applications Supplements and the NIH Office of 14, and will be open to the public.
of Research of the NIH will convene a Medical Applications of Research. Tobacco use remains the Nation’s
State-of-the-Science Conference on Advance information about the leading preventable cause of premature
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Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and conference and conference registration death. Each year, more than 440,000
Chronic Disease Prevention, May 15 to materials may be obtained from Americans die from disease caused by
17, 2006, in Bethesda, Maryland. The American Institutes for Research of tobacco use, accounting for one in every
goal of the conference is to assess the Silver Spring, Maryland, by calling 888– five deaths. Cigarette smoking alone is
evidence available on MVM use and 644–2667, or by sending e-mail to responsible for more than 30 percent of
outcomes for chronic disease prevention consensus@mail.nih.gov. American cancer deaths annually in the U.S., and

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smoking is also an important cause of health gains nationally and DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
death from heart disease, stroke, and internationally? SECURITY
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. At the conference, invited experts will
Currently, there are an estimated 44.5 present information pertinent to these Bureau of Customs and Border
million (21 percent) adult smokers and questions, and a systematic literature Protection
an estimated 3.75 million (22%) high review prepared under contract with the
school student smokers in the U.S. Agency Information Collection
Agency for Healthcare Research and Activities: Customs Modernization Act
Cigarettes are the predominant form of Quality (AHRQ) will be summarized.
tobacco consumed; however, other Recordkeeping Requirements
Conference attendees will have ample
forms of tobacco, such as smokeless time to ask questions and provide AGENCY: Bureau of Customs and Border
tobacco, cigars, and pipes, are also used. statements during open discussion Protection (CBP), Department of
In addition to the toll in human lives, periods. Homeland Security.
tobacco use places an enormous
After weighing the scientific ACTION: Proposed collection; comments
economic burden on society. For 1995
to 1999, estimated annual smoking- evidence, an unbiased, independent requested.
attributable economic costs in the U.S. panel will prepare and present a State-
of-the-Science statement addressing the SUMMARY: CBP has submitted the
were $75.5 billion for direct medical following information collection request
care for adults and $81.9 billion for lost key conference questions. The panel
will also hold a press conference to to the Office of Management and Budget
productivity. (OMB) for review and approval in
Despite enormous progress in address questions from the media. The
draft statement will be published online accordance with the Paperwork
reducing the prevalence of tobacco use Reduction Act of 1995: Customs
in the U.S, it is unlikely that the Healthy later that day, and the final version will
be released approximately six weeks Modernization Recordkeeping
People 2010 objectives of reducing Requirements. This is a proposed
smoking prevalence to 12 percent or less later.
extension of an information collection
in adults and 16 percent or less in youth This conference is intended for that was previously approved. CBP is
will be reached on schedule. A better researchers interested in tobacco proposing that this information
understanding of how effective prevention, cessation, and control; collection be extended with a change to
strategies for prevention and treatment health care professionals; health care the burden hours. This document is
can be developed and implemented system professionals; health policy published to obtain comments from the
across diverse segments of the experts; public health practitioners; and public and affected agencies. This
population is crucial to accelerate interested members of the public. proposed information collection was
progress; meeting the Healthy People The primary sponsors of this meeting previously published in the Federal
2010 prevalence goals is projected to are the NIH National Cancer Institute Register (70 FR 58453) on October 6,
prevent an additional 7.1 million and the NIH Office of Medical 2005, allowing for a 60-day comment
premature deaths after 2010. Applications of Research; there are period. This notice allows for an
For this reason, the National Cancer fifteen cosponsors from NIH and other additional 30 days for public comments.
Institute and the National Institutes of HHS agencies. This process is conducted in accordance
Health’s Office of Medical Applications with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Advance information about the
of Research will sponsor a State-of-the-
conference and conference registration DATES: Written comments should be
Science Conference on Tobacco Use:
materials may be obtained from received on or before April 27, 2006.
Prevention, Cessation, and Control, June
American Institutes for Research of ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or
12–14, 2006, in Bethesda, Maryland.
Silver Spring, Maryland, by calling 888– suggestions regarding the items
The key questions to be addressed at the
644–2667, or by sending e-mail to contained in this notice, especially the
State-of-the-Science Conference are:
consensus@mail.nih.gov. American estimated public burden and associated
• What are the effective population-
Institutes for Research’s mailing address response time, should be directed to the
and community-based interventions to
is 10720 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Office of Management and Budget,
prevent tobacco use in adolescents and
MD 20901. Registration information is Office of Information and Regulatory
young adults, including among diverse
also available on the NIH Consensus Affairs, Attention: Department of
populations?
Development Program Web site at Homeland Security Desk Officer,
• What are the effective strategies for
http://consensus.nih.gov. Washington, DC 20503. Additionally
increasing consumer demand for and
use of proven individually oriented Please note: The NIH has recently comments may be submitted to OMB via
cessation treatments, including among instituted new security measures to ensure facsimile to (202) 395–7285.
diverse populations? the safety of NIH employees and property. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
• What are the effective strategies for All visitors must be prepared to show a photo Bureau of Customs and Border
increasing the implementation of ID upon request. Visitors may be required to Protection (CBP) encourages the general
proven population-level tobacco-use pass through a metal detector and have bags, public and affected Federal agencies to
cessation strategies, particularly by backpacks, or purses inspected or x-rayed as submit written comments and
healthcare systems and communities? they enter NIH buildings. For more suggestions on proposed and/or
• What is the effect of smokeless- information about the new security measures continuing information collection
tobacco-product marketing and use on at NIH, please visit the Web site at http:// requests pursuant to the Paperwork
population harm from tobacco use? www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm. Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13).
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• What is the effectiveness of Dated: March 20, 2006.


Your comments should address one of
prevention and of cessation intervention the following four points:
Raynard S. Kington,
in populations with co-occurring (1) Evaluate whether the proposed
morbidities and risk behaviors? Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health. collection of information is necessary
• What research is needed to make [FR Doc. E6–4438 Filed 3–27–06; 8:45 am] for the proper performance of the
the most progress and greatest public BILLING CODE 4140–01–P functions of the agency/component,

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