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The Food & Drug Administration has proposed the following data requirements for the electronic filing of entries of FDA-regulated products in ACE.  The goal of adding these new required elements – many which are optional now – is to expedite automatic release of entries.

The FDA would like feedback on the entire proposal but especially on whether or not any given data element is needed to determine admissibility.