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Deletion of Data: Does it have to be regulated in a SOP?

The data integrity topic raises a number of questions. Current questions are addressed in a loose sequence of News. Question 4: Does the deletion of data have to be regulated in a SOP?



Ensuring the data integrity of cloud service providers

The topic data integrity generates a multitude of questions. Current questions are answered in a loose sequence of News. Question 3: What agreements need to be included in contracts with cloud service providers in order to ensure data integrity?



Monitoring of Clinical Investigations: FDA´s Q&As on Data Integrity

The FDA provided additional guidance on risk-based monitoring for effective oversight, including Data Integrity. Read more on FDA`s draft Guidance for Industry A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring of Clinical Investigations: Questions and Answers.



Audit Trail Review required before Each Batch Release?

The topic data integrity generates a multitude of questions. Current questions are answered in a loose sequence of News. Question 2: Is the Audit Trail review required by the authorities before each batch release, or is it only recommended?



Data integrity still in the focus of FDA: new warning letter to Japanese API manufacturer

The topics data and data integrity are still in the focus in FDA inspections. Find out more about the details of a warning letter to Japanese API manufacturer Yuki Gosei Kogyo Co. Ltd.



ICH M11: CeSHarP

In June 2018 the ICH Assembly agreed to work on a new guideline ICH M11 "Clinical electronic Structured Harmonized Protocol (CeSHarP)".



GCP: FDA Draft on Data Integrity in Clinical Studies

The FDA published a draft guidance on Data Integrity in clinical studies of veterinary medicinal products to support new animal drug applications. Read more about the documentation of  Electronic Data Files and Statistical Analysis Programs.



Be prepared when the GCP inspector asks about Data Integrity

Recently a post in the MHRA blog informed about common findings GCP Inspectors have seen across a number of recent inspections. Read more about Data integrity in Clinical Trials.



Missing Audit Trail Review led to Warning Letter

Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Ludao Technology received an FDA Warning Letter in February, 2018. During the FDA inspection, the missing Audit Trail Review for the HPLC system was particularly criticised.



ECA Data Integrity Task Force issues Version 2.0 of Data Integrity Guide

With the authorities' increasing attention to data governance and data integrity the ECA's Data Integrity Task Force's just released version 2.0 of its Data Integrity Guide provides an ideal tool for implementing data integrity in practice.



New MHRA "GxP Data Integrity Guidance and Definitions" published

On 09 March, 2018, the British supervisory agency MHRA published the final version of its guideline on data integrity which has been available as a draft since July 2016. Find out more on a first analysis of the new document "GXP Data Integrity Guidance and Definitions" .



How is the Data Governance System to be implemented in your Company?

The PIC/S draft guideline "Good Practices for Data Management and Integrity" requires every company to have a data governance system in place in addition to their existing QM system. But how can such a system be implemented? Find out more about the requirements and specifications of the PIC/S guideline for the pharmaceutical Data Governance System.



Regulatory requirements for Audit Trail Reviews

Audit Trails and their reviews are an important requirement in the current GMP policies. Specific requirements can be found in a number of guidelines, these days. Despite that, many questions about the specific implementation of this complex topic into practice remain. Read more about the EU, PIC/S and FDA requirements concerning Audit Trails and their reviews.



Data Integrity - Implementation status

Data Integrity deviations are still in the focus of regulators. Nevertheless you will find only general requirements regarding Data Integrity in the GMP Guidelines. More detailed guidelines on Data Integrity are on the way but mostly available as drafts. Get an overview on the current situation and the first implementation steps of Data Integrity activities. 



Data Integrity from an Inspector's Point of View

Even though the integrity of data has always been one of the basic principles of GMP, the topic has come more and more into the focus in inspections of the last 3-4 years. Read more about an inspector's viewpoint on data integrity.


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