Requests for Comments

Public comments on any OHRP guidance document are welcome at anytime. For any comments not submitted during an identified comment period, please email comments to and insert the title of the specific guidance document in the subject field, or submit comments by mail to:

Division of Policy and Assurances
Office for Human Research Protections
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How to View Posted Public Comments

  • Click on the link for the Federal Register notice requesting comments
  • In another tab or window, access
  • Copy and paste, or just retype, the docket number given in the Federal Register notice, into the box that is labeled "Search".  
  • On the next web page, click "Open Docket Folder."
  • On the next web page, click "View all documents and comments in this Docket."
  • Now you should have access to all of the comments, and can use the search box at the top to search among them.
  • Also, a list of comments received and posted should display, and can be opened one at a time.
    • For many comments, the substance of the comment is in an attachment, which can be opened by clicking on the "View Attachment" PDF icon.

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