The Drug Quality and Security Act - Mind the Gaps

The New England Journal of Medicine 370;97-99, January 9, 2014

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-61

4 Pages Posted: 12 Aug 2015 Last revised: 15 Aug 2015

Date Written: December 25, 2013

Abstract

After the compounding pharmacy disaster at New England Compounding Center, Congress had an opportunity to assure that all compounded medicines were safe and effective. The Drug Quality and Safety Act, despite its name, fell short of that mark.

Keywords: Drug Quality and Security Act, NECC, regulation, compounded medicines

JEL Classification: I12, I18, I19, K32, K39

Suggested Citation

Outterson, Kevin, The Drug Quality and Security Act - Mind the Gaps (December 25, 2013). The New England Journal of Medicine 370;97-99, January 9, 2014; Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-61. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2641805

Kevin Outterson (Contact Author)

Boston University School of Law ( email )

765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

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