Inspections come under the microscope

Challener, Cynthia
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/28/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 4, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the shortcomings of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s overseas drug inspections. It mentions that active ingredients of over-the-counter medicines in the U.S. are produced in China and India and FDA inspects only a part of them. In a letter to the FDA, House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman John Dingell recommended that a permanent FDA office be established in each country.


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