From 14-15 November 2018 in Berlin: The ICH Steering Committe published the new ICH Q12 Guideline on "Product Life Cycle Management" only recently. Learn from industry experts, authority speakers and 3 Members of the ICH Q12 Expert Working Group about the new guideline.
This question has been adopted by Health Canada in their "Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Questions and Answers". Read here, what recommendations the Canadian authority gives for sampling APIs and excipients.
The "How to do" document is one of APIC's many Best Practices Documents and has been upgraded to the current state of the art. Read here which practical recommendations in the implementation of GMP for APIs are included in the most recent version of the How-to-do document.