EC Sharpens Supplier Quality Expectations in GMP Guidelines

February 22, 2013
The European Commission (EC) is urging drugmakers to discuss quality requirements with suppliers and document agreed-to controls in a quality accord, according to revised GMP guidelines. Such agreements should also describe each business partner’s role and responsibility in identifying and reporting defective finished products and implementing risk-reducing actions. Manufacturing authorization holders have a “legal obligation” to ensure that active substances are produced in accordance with GMP, the commission cautioned last month.
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