One of the biggest and most important aspects of quality management is a system to monitor changes and how they impact the product. Change management is an approach for changing processes or products in a way which adheres to regulatory standards by ensuring stability and consistency throughout processes. It applies across all changes within a process and throughout an entire products life cycle.
Aseptic Technique and Gowning
One of the most common techniques to prevent contamination of products and reduce quality impacts in the pharmaceutical industry is called aseptic gowning. Humans are the biggest sources of microbial contamination in cleanroom environments and therefore proper gowning procedures are essential to ensuring product quality. Proper training, education, hygiene, qualification, and authorization must be put in place and be required for entry to all clean room environments…
Importance of Pharmaceutical GMP
Having high quality standards is vital to any organization but is even more essential in the pharmaceutical industry. Practices that are governed by these standards are commonly called Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and ensure consistent and controlled production of products. These practices govern all aspects and procedures within production and provide documented proof that procedures are consistently followed during the manufacturing processes every time products are made. They are designed to minimize risks throughout the manufacturing process that are not able to be eliminated in final product testing so that pharmaceuticals are safe for use…
Across all industries, documentation is a key aspect of maintaining good quality and traceability over products. Therefore, having good documentation practices (GDP) is an essential tool and something that requires repetitive training to ensure proficiency. Especially in the life science industries, having good documentation improves overall product quality and allows for clearer traceability and validation within processes. GDP practices can be done using the acronym, ALCOA, which stands for Attributable, Legible, Contemporaneous, Original, and Accurate.
Quality Through Automation
Whether looking to update an existing process or implement something brand new, process design is a critical aspect to...