Ankur Choudhary Print Question Forum 2 comments. First off GMP is a set of guidelines, created by the Food and Drug Administration FDA , that the pharmaceutical industry has put into place to guarantee the products are safe, pure and of great quality. These guidelines are in place to be sure that when a company is manufacturing and preparing new goods it is done in the cleanest, neatest way possible, ensuring every utensil and surface used to create the product was up to these certain set of standards. It also certifies that the process from record keeping, all the way to the packaging of that new good, is done correctly and precisely, and every employee involved had the proper credentials to partake in the production.
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These actions are often at the core of a business optimization strategy, but quality must start with the manufacture of safe products that adhere to regulatory guidelines. The audit itself was fairly standard but the auditor took some time to explain to me the tremendous amount of investment that small companies will have to make in quality processes in the near future. Over the next two to five years, he said, a defined need to be compliant with evolving medical device regulations is going to put companies under a lot of pressure, with Good Manufacturing Practice GMP at the top of the list. To say that this was mind-blowing is an understatement.
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When manufacturing goods, it is important to pay special attention towards the quality requirements. Several boards and regulatory authorities ensure manufacturers comply to the set guidelines that protect the end consumer. Below is a short guideline to help in understanding and differentiating both terms:.