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SPECIFICATIONS: TEST PROCEDURES AND ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA AS PER ICH Q6 A GUIDELINE Question – 1: The objective of the ICH Q6 A Guideline? Answer: ICH Q6 A Guideline is intended to assist in the establishment of a single set of global specifications for new drug substances and new drug products. …

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Market complaints and product recall

Market complaints and product recall DEFINITION: A ‘Complaint’ simply designates, that something is wrong or not good enough. Generally in the pharmaceutical industry, complaints are regarding the quality of drug products. A complaint shows customer dissatisfaction about a product and consequently, about a company. Principle: All complaints and other information …

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SOP on Document Management System in Quality Assurance Department.

Objective: To lay down a procedure for the Management of Documents in the Quality Assurance Department. Scope: Applicable for Document Management system in Quality Assurance department. Responsibility: Quality Assurance Department Accountability: Manager Q.A. is accountable for the compliance of this SOP. Procedure: Storage of Documents in Record Room. Documents shall …

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Equipment Qualification

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Equipment Qualification Contents Validation User Requirement Specification.(URS) Phase of validation Design qualification (DQ) Installation Qualification (IQ) Operation Qualification (OQ) Performance Qualification (PQ) Maintenance Qualification (MQ) Component Qualification (CQ) Instrument Re-Qualification What is Validation According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the goal of validation is to: “Establish documented evidence …

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Flow Properties of Powders

Flow Properties of Powders The use of powders in the pharmaceutical industry has generated a variety of methods for characterizing powder flow. Not surprisingly, scores of references appear in the pharmaceutical literature, attempting to correlate the various measures of powder flow to manufacturing properties. The development of such a variety …

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IMPURITIES IN NEW DRUG SUBSTANCES To provide guidance for registration applications on the content and qualification of impurities in new drug substances produced by chemical syntheses and not previously registered in a region or member state Impurities in new drug substances are addressed from two perspectives: Chemistry Aspects include classification …

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Failure Mode Effect Analysis (Risk Assessment) Compression Stage

Failure Mode Effect Analysis (Risk Assessment) Compression Stage For More Pharma Updates Visit -      

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Standard/non-standard processes

Standard/non-standard processes The non-standard process is determined by a combination of the nature of the active substance, the nature of the finished product, the actual process itself, and the production experience of the manufacturer. All biological products are considered to be non-standard. The following categories are examples of products or …

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Process validation scheme

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Process validation scheme Traditional process validation Where validation data on production-scale batches are not provided with the application and traditional process validation is proposed, the process validation scheme described below should be submitted by the applicant. This should outline the formal process validation studies to be conducted on production-scale batches …

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Process validation (Continuous process verification) for finished products

Process validation (Continuous process verification) for finished products Process validation can be defined as documented evidence that the process, operated within established parameters can perform effectively and reproducibly to produce a medicinal product meeting its predetermined specifications and quality attributes (ICH Q7). Continuous process verification has been introduced to cover …

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