Inspection or harmonisation?

Baker, John; Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p5
Trade Publication
The article comments on the reliance of western pharmaceutical firms on publicly funded inspections of non-U.S. and non-European Union production facilities to ensure imported quality products to use in their drugs. During the CPhl event in Paris, France, the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association and the European Fine Chemicals Group warned about the lack of inspections and the danger of importing pharmaceutical ingredients from plants not approved to Good Manufacturing Practice.


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