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Public review of draft 8th ed. FACT-JACIE Standards now open

by Eoin McGrath

The Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the Joint Accreditation Committee of ISCT-EBMT (JACIE) published the draft Eighth Edition FACT-JACIE International Standards for Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy Product Collection, Processing, and Administration for inspection and public comment. These Standards apply to all phases of collection, processing, storage, and administration of hematopoietic cellular therapy products. This includes hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs), mononuclear cells (MNCs), and immune effector cells (IECs) derived from marrow, apheresis, or cord blood.

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Description and Instructions for Review and Comment
Summary of Changes
Draft Eighth Edition FACT-JACIE International Standards 

Comments regarding the draft Eighth Edition FACT-JACIE International Standards can be submitted by accessing the Comment Form. Comments will be accepted through August 30, 2020.

Instructions for Submitting Public Comments:

  1. Access the Comment Form at https://forms.gle/wQyDEG1ArrEYahaL9.
  2. Type in your contact information and comments on the form. Complete all fields so that the Standards Committee fully understands your opinion. If appropriate, suggest alternative language.
  3. Submit the form when you are finished. After the form has been submitted, it cannot be changed. Additional comments may be submitted by completing another form. There is no limit to the number of forms that can be submitted