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ICH Panel Mulling Revision of Q7 Guideline on API GMPs: FDA Official

Sept. 14, 2012
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An informal working group of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) is looking into revising or rewriting the “dated” Q7 standard on GMPs for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), an FDA official says. Industry representatives and regulators from the U.S., EU and Japan are developing a concept paper on the need for a new formal ICH Q7 expert working group as the original panel that brought the guideline into being has since moved on and the standard is now more than a decade old, Robert Yetter, associate director for review management at CDER, said.
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