Up-to-date monitoring systems produce vast amounts of data, e.g. pressure, humidity and temperature in clean rooms. In pharmaceutical production practice, there are different approaches to handle this electronic data - alarms especially. Not all of them are ideal from a GMP viewpoint.
To expedite release of recall information the FDA published a draft guidance to ensure better, more timely information reaches consumers. Read more about FDA’s policy on public warning and notification of recalls.
The FDA's Office of Pharmaceutical Quality has published a new MAPP document (Manual of Policies and Procedures) on acceptance criteria and specifications for impurities. In provides principles on the determination of specifications and acceptance criteria for non-mutagenic impurities in authorisation applications, based on clinical relevance. Read more about the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality's new FDA document.
The final "Detailed Commission guidelines on GMP for IMPs for human use" have been published in Annex 13 of the EU GMP-Guidelines. What has changed in comparison to the previous Annex 13 in regard to complaints and recalls?