FDA modifies submission system for new dietary ingredient, structure/function claim notifications

September 5, 2019

On Sept. 6, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin using a different electronic submission system for accepting and storing new dietary ingredient notification (NDIN) and structure/function claim notification (SFCN) electronic submissions. As part of the agency’s ongoing modernization efforts, the new system—the CFSAN Online Submission Module (COSM)—is replacing the current electronic submission system (the FDA Unified Registration Listing System, also known as FURLS) for NDIN and SFCN submissions. COSM system users will submit the same information as FURLS system users.
Beginning on September 6:

  1. All system users will see a new interface when accessing the electronic portal for NDIN and SFCN submissions.
  2. User information previously stored in the FURLS database, including login information, will automatically be transferred to the new electronic submission portal in COSM.

Users who currently have draft submissions pending in FURLS must complete and submit their notification within 30 days of initiating the process. For assistance with completing an application in FURLS, please contact FURLSSupport@FDA.hhs.gov. After the 30-day period, notifications must be resubmitted in COSM for agency review.

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