Mallinckrodt becomes the latest victim of the FDA's pandemic-related delays as it pushes off application for skin graft
With Covid-19 locking down travel across the world, not even drug safety regulators have been spared from costly delays. For the FDA, whose inspection schedule keeps the trains on time for new marketing approvals, those delays are continuing to prove costly.
The FDA has pushed review of Mallinckrodt’s allogeneic skin graft for burns, dubbed StrataGraft, after the agency admitted it wasn’t able to conduct a plant inspection in the needed timeframe for a decision, the drugmaker said last week.
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