Ei Cited for Manufacturing Human Drugs and Pesticides With the Same Equipment

May 22, 2018

A North Carolina drug manufacturing facility is in the hot seat after an October FDA inspection found it was producing topical human drugs and pesticides using the same equipment.

The agency also observed that Ei LLC did not complete timely investigations of possible contamination. For example, it left an investigation of an unknown impurity in a topical drug open for at least 14 months and did not implement corrective and preventive actions.

The agency discovered that the firm did not validate its cleaning procedures to make sure no cross contamination occurred in human drugs manufactured at the facility or evaluate the potential cross-contamination of its human drugs with other human drugs.

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