Draft 7th Edition FACT-JACIE Standards Available for Public Comment

The Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the Joint Accreditation Committee of ISCT-EBMT (JACIE) have published the draft 7th edition of the FACT-JACIE International Standards for Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy Product Collection, Processing, and Administration for inspection and public comment for a 90-day period. Comments will be accepted from May 1, 2017 through July 30, 2017.

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, and administered by a FACT or JACIE-accredited blood and marrow transplant team.
Description and Instructions for FACT-JACIE Standards
Draft FACT-JACIE Standards
Draft FACT-JACIE Manual

To submit comments regarding the draft 7th edition FACT-JACIE Standards, follow the steps below. Comments will be accepted through July 30, 2017.

  1. Access the Comment Form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FACT-JACIE.
  2. Type in your contact information and comments on the form. Fill in all fields so that the Standards Committee fully understands your position.
  3. Submit the form when you are finished. Once the form has been submitted, it cannot be changed. However, additional comments may be submitted by completing the form again. There is no limit to the number of forms that can be submitted.

Ongoing Feedback on Current Standards

Comments from the public regarding the current Standards and/or Accreditation Manual may be submitted at any time. Intermittently, it is necessary to publish Interim Standards or update the Accreditation Manual based on changes to applicable laws and regulations, field experience, or other reasons. FACT has a process to accommodate needed changes between editions which can be found in the Establishing and Reviewing Standards policy.

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