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Pharma Guide to Cleaning Validation

LOGFILE 26/2018 – July 2018


Dear Colleague,

Does your cleaning validation meet the current requirements of Annex 15 to the EU GMP Guidelines? And are you already familiar with the new requirements for establishing limits in cleaning validation?

Help is at hand: The new pdf download A Pharma Guide to Cleaning Validation gives you a comprehensive overview on agency expectations. You learn how to set up a risk-based cleaning validation and to fulfill the lifecycle approach for products and processes. Moreover, it explains the new PDE approach and points out its implications for cleaning validation step-by-step.

This pdf download is taken from the gold standard of GMP knowledge databases, the GMP Compliance Adviser.

Enjoy your exclusive chance to read an excerpt from the guide today.


Sabine Paris


Guide to Cleaning Validation

The Pharma Guide to Cleaning Validation shows you what 'done correctly' is. It explains:
  • Regulatory aspects
  • Cleaning process requirements
  • Risk management
  • Design phase
  • Validation phase
  • Ongoing verification/revalidation
  • Documentation
  • PDE Guideline of the EMA
  • Calculating the maximum allowable carryover
  • Visually clean
  • Microbiological state

Every page offers practical strategies to implement an up-to-date cleaning validation and meeting regulatory requirements.

The pdf download is an excerpt from the unparalleled GMP Compliance Adviser.

>>> Read now: Principles of Cleaning Process Requirements - Excerpt from the download

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GMP Compliance Adviser

Meeting GMP requirements is a team approach of numerous departments. Consistent practice of processes and background knowledge is crucial. Does your facility meet every current GMP requirement? Here’s a way to make sure you do:

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ICH Prepares for Future Topics

The ICH (International Council for Harmonisation) met in Kobe, Japan, from June 2 – 7, 2018. The corresponding press release provides insight on the topics discussed.

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FDA: Two Voluntary Programs on Quality Metrics

The US FDA initiated two new programs on a voluntary basis to gather industry feedback regarding the use of quality metrics. Namely these are a

  • Quality Metrics Feedback Program and a
  • Quality Metrics Site Visit Program.

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GMP Question of the Week

When is it imperative to monitor transport temperatures for finished drug products?

>>> Click here to read the answer


NEW: Data Integrity in the EU

Nowadays all regulatory authorities focus on data integrity and have their own data integrity guidelines - however, their regulations don’t always agree.

You’ll understand all the requirements with Data Integrity in the EU: Requirements for Quality Management Systems. This report details the ins and outs of all three documents of EMA, MHRA and WHO and explains how the FDA regulations fit in.

You will learn:

  • The five principles of data integrity
  • Differences between EU and UK definitions of data integrity and raw data
  • The differences between raw data and metadata
  • Ensuring the integrity of original paper-based records vs. electronic records
  • Systems to monitor data integrity
  • Laboratory handling and testing of samples
  • Storage and archiving of records
  • Data integrity during process development and validation

The report also includes the texts for:

  • EMA’s question-and-answer document on data integrity
  • MHRA’s GXP data integrity guidance
  • WHO’s Annex 5: Guidance on Good Data and Record Management Practices.

Excerpt from the GMP Compliance Adviser.

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