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Biopharmaceutical Laboratories cGMP Compliance is Critical

When it comes to the biopharmaceutical and medical related manufacturing industries, the production of safe and effective drugs is critical. This is why there regulatory guidelines to monitor the manufacturing process. One of the primary guidelines is the "Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)" regulation. The cGMP is a set of guidelines established the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to monitor the quality, safety, and consistency of pharmaceutical products.

Why cGMP Compliance is Essential


cGMP Compliance is extremely important in biopharmaceutical and medical related laboratories, it is important for manufacturers to understand and impement these guidelines so products are safe and effective.

Product Quality and Consistency


cGMP compliances regulations are important because it makes sure the quality and consistency of products by establishing standards for the manufacturing prcess. They cover all aspects from the facility and equipment to the raw materials and personel. When a biopharmaceutical laboratory meets these standards it shows they can produce products that are safe and consistent in quality.

Protects Public Health


The main purpose of cGMP regulations is to protect public health! This makes sure that products being manufactured are safe and effective. Non-compliance with cGMP guidelines can potentially lead to contaminated products which could lead to serious consequences for patients. This is why manufacturers need to meet the guidelines set forth by the FDA.

Compliance with Regulatory Agencies


Failure to comply with the FDA cGMP can result in steep penalties and even legal action. When your biopharmaceutical laboratory complies with cGMP regulations, manufacturers will be able to attest they are meeting the requirements of the regulatory agencies and avoid penalties and fines.

Company Reputation


When your laboratory and manufacturing process meet cGMP compliance, this is a clear indication of your organizations commitment to quality and safety. When your biopharmaceutical company adheres to these regulations, you can build a reputation for producing safe and effective products which ultimately will lead to increased sales and customer loyalty.

Streamline Manuacturing and Reduce Costs


When your laboratory (and overall organization) remains compliant with cGMP this will help streamline the manufacturing process and reduce waste. When the best practices for cGMP compliance are implemented, manufactures can reduce the costs associated with product recalls, legal action, and potential damage to the reputation.

See Also:Metrology Program for cGMP Compliance

About GL Technologies


GL Technologies
(formally Calibration Consultants) is a full service calibration provider specializing in the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device industries. Our management has worked in, managed, and developed FDA cGMP fully compliant programs. Our services include roving crews for the Biopharmaceuticals for regular scheduled calibrations or shutdown and new system situations.