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Impending ICH Q3D elemental impurities compliance requirements?

In early 2017, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), European Medicines Agency and the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) finalised guidelines (ICH Q3D and USP ) containing new permitted daily exposure …

TGA medical devices

The Medical Device Single Audit Program

In October 2013, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced the launch of the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) pilot from January 2014, together with Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA), Health Canada, and the US Food and …

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National Commission of Audit and the TGA

The National Commission of Audit Recommendation 19 could significantly improve the cost and time to market for new drugs. The Commission cites the example of Atorvastatin, currently the most highly prescribed and highest cost to government medicine in Australia, New Zealand only pays $2.01 …


TGA signs agreement for eCTD submissions

The TGA has announced that it has signed an agreement to use the docuBridge® software solution to receive, review and process electronic applications for the entry of prescription medicines and other therapeutic products on to the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

What did FDA inspections reveal in 2015?

ICH Q10: Where GMP and good business practice meet

It is not unusual for Pharmaceutical Quality Systems (PQS) to be perceived, as ‘expensive’ and ‘non-value adding,’ by some areas of a GMP organisation. Often managers with Lean or Six Sigma backgrounds struggle to make the correlation between GMP …