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The Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011, with compliance dates for some businesses beginning in 2016. However, because of the extent of reform, FDA is still working on providing guidance documents and tools that...

Colors can set apart your medical device, drug, food, and cosmetic. But, do you know how FDA permits their use within the US? This blog article reviews the regulations and processes in place for color additives. Color additives, artificial color, or...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the United States FDA have fully implemented the Mutual Recognition Agreement beginning July 11, 2019. This agreement allows the European member states and the FDA to rely on each other’s GMP inspections of pharmaceutical...

ISO 14971 is the ultimate gold standard for risk management for medical devices. It was developed to provide manufacturers a process to assist in identifying the hazards associated with their devices, the health risks they possess and how to effectively...

Nonconforming products happen but managing them before they spin out of control is important. With QualiPro you can manage non-conforming products with ease. It easily tracks products through all phases of the nonconformance process: description, analysis, investigation, decision, closure, and...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is offering another opportunity for stem cell clinics to work with the Agency and understand the regulatory framework. Will it work this time around? This blog article recaps how we got to this point. Stem...

The $40 billion dietary supplement industry is still growing making it a market you may want to take advantage of, but FDA’s oversight of these products is also increasing1. FDA currently regulates dietary supplements Under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education...

FDA regulates the labeling and advertising of all pharmaceutical products; however, it regulates the labeling of all medical devices and the advertising of only restricted devices. Currently, only two types of class I & class II devices fall under the restricted...

Having a good CAPA management system is a key element in making sure your CAPA process is successful. QualiPro has the functionality to manage the entire CAPA process – even those CAPAs that originate in other systems. A request can be...

After the shutdown of a major contract sterilization facility in Illinois, and another one in line to close its doors soon, FDA is worried about a shortage of medical devices. Ethylene Oxide is a widely used sterilization technique for medical products...