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FDA Warning Letters on Data Integrity Issues

Batch release decisions — and other product safety evaluations — rely on data integrity. In this pharmaceutical industry article, we’ll explore 2021 and 2022 FDA Warning Letters on data integrity issues in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector. We’ll also discuss: Why data integrity controls become more critical during a pandemic. Why data governance measures are essential […]


Get ready for an Audit

Get ready for an audit (how to train your employees) Need to get ready for an audit? How do you ensure your organisation is ready for an audit? Do your employees know how to properly respond to an Auditor’s questions? Or was your last mock GMP audit (or internal quality audit/self-inspection) a disaster? If you’re […]


Auditing FAQs: Guidelines for Offsite Inspections

Procedures for Remote Inspections (virtual inspections) including ICT and Security Auditing Guidelines and Auditor Training Courses 10 Commandments for Conducting Remote Audits and offsite inspections Auditing FAQ’s about Remote Auditing guidelines, remote auditing techniques and procedures FAQ 1: Are remote inspections as effective as onsite inspections when evaluating GMP compliance? The success of a remote […]


Who conducts GMP audits for pharmaceuticals & other therapeutic goods manufacturing?

Who regulates GMP compliance? List of Regulatory Authorities (Regulators) for GMP manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, biologicals, and medical devices. Well-recognized Government Regulatory Agencies around the world include the following agencies/regulatory bodies: Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Malaysian National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (NPCB) NPCB – Foreign GMP Inspections document Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) Singapore’s Therapeutic Products […]


Medical Supply Chain Risks: Vulnerabilities and the Importance of GMP

Lean manufacturing and ‘just in time’ shipping strategies means medical supply chain risks are an ever-present phenomenon.  But medical supply chain risks are particularly heightened during deadly pandemics, such as we’re seeing with Covid19. Medical supply shortages leave us vulnerable to substandard products and falsified medications entering our supply chains. If substandard or fake medical products […]


Top 10 GMP Audit Failure Reasons: FDA and TGA Inspection Findings

Preparing for GMP/PICS Audits by TGA or FDA Inspectors can be a time for introspection. An upcoming GMP audit can even provide inspiration for initiating a continuous improvement initiative, perhaps discussed for months or years yet not yet implemented. So pre-audit preparation is all about focusing on actions, rather than endless discussions. Yet TGA and […]