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29.01.20

Medicinal Products for Human Use: EMA's Highlights 2019

The EMA has published the highlights for human medicines for 2019. These include 30 new APIs and one cannabis product.

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04.12.19

ICH Q12 adopted

The new ICH Q12 Guideline for Post-Appproval Changes has been adopted in Singapore in November 2019. The document provides guidance on a framework to facilitate the management of post-approval CMC changes.

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09.10.19

How to get GMP Certificates, Importation Licenses & Broker Registrations in UK?

The MHRA recently provided details for new licence applications and variations on the agency´s Inspectorate Blog - together with some helpful links.

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08.10.19

FDA publishes Q&A on Internal Standard Responses in Chromatography Bioanalysis

In support of sponsors, applicants and research institutions, the FDA examines in more detail the variability of internal standards in analytics and their consequences. The authority has now published a document entitled "Evaluation of Internal Standard Responses During Chromatographic Bioanalysis: Questions and Answers".

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04.09.19

USP Packaging Standards

The USP´s General Chapters—Packaging and Distribution Expert Committee provided an overview of USP´s current packaging standards-strategy in the curent issue of Pharmacopeial Forum. The stimuli article covers USP general chapters related to the suitability for use for materials of construction including plastics and elastomers.

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28.08.19

Analytical Quality by Design: MHRA´s Questions and Answers

In order to encourage stakeholders to take the opportunity to send comments on the application of AQbD to pharmacopoeial standards, the MHRA provides some Questions and Answers.

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21.08.19

What is a Combination Product?

The FDA released a final guidance on postmarketing safety reporting for combination products to further clarify what a combination product is and how applicants can comply with the rules on postmarketing safety reporting requirements (PMSR).

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07.08.19

Is the Audit Trail Review required for Electronic Health Records?

MHRA´s GCP inspectors have recently seen various types of Electronic Health Records (eHRs) during their investigator site inspections and in several cases they have given major findings.

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07.08.19

Version 15 of the Q&As on Safety Features

The European Commission published version 15 of the Q&A´s on Safety features for medicinal products for human use. The new version includes a revision of the Q&A on safety features relating to IMPs.

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24.07.19

French pilot programme for medical cannabis

The objective of the French pilot programme is to follow the recommendations of the CSST to evaluate cannabis prescribing and dispensing, and to collect safety and efficacy data. However, medical cannabis is not expected to be legalized in France prior to the end of 2021.

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11.07.19

Updated Version of the Clinical Trials Regulation Questions & Answers Paper

The European Commission (EC) published an updated Version 2 of the Questions & Answers relating to the Clinical Trials Regulation. In particular, 47 Q&As on safety have been included.

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11.07.19

News from the clinical trial portal and database

The new CTR becomes applicable six months after the notice of the full functionality of the CTIS. The EMA informed that the CTIS now enters a phase of agile, iterative delivery, to prepare the system for audit.

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10.07.19

Creams, Gels & Pastes redefined

A revised version of the Ph. Eur. Monograph Semi-solid preparations for cutaneous application has been published in Pharmeuropa.

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24.06.19

MHRA reports serious GCP breaches including Data Integrity

The British Medicines and HealthCare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) recently published the 2018 metrics report for serious GCP breaches reported to the agency.

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24.06.19

The ICH publishes E8(R1) Draft Guideline for comment

The ICH E8(R1) draft Guideline on General Considerations for Clinical Trials reached Step 2b of the ICH Process in May 2019 and has entered the public consultation period.

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