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EEA Third-Country GMP Inspections Drop by 25 Percent in 2016

Dec. 7, 2017

Between 2015 and 2016, the number of GMP inspections conducted by European Economic Area authorities of non-EU sites dropped by nearly 25 percent, but the authorities reported more findings of non-compliance over the same time period.

According to a report recently published by the European Medicines Agency, EEA authorities conducted 337 third country inspections in 2016, issuing non-compliance statements to 19 sites: 12 in India, 4 in China and 3 in the U.S.

Those countries accounted for three-quarters of the EEA’s total third-country inspections.

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