GLOSSARY: Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) are the current accepted standards of design, operation, practice, and sanitization. These are the standard guidelines set out by the FDA to ensure drug development is carried out in safe and quality processes, to avoid contamination and ensure repeatability. The FDA is empowered to inspect drug-manufacturing plants in which drugs are processed, manufactured, packaged, and stored for compliance with these standards. What are the 7 Deadly Sins of Quality Assurance and Quality Control? Find