Edward R. Arling

Articles

Beyond GMPs: The Latest Approaches to Good Manufacturing Practices

GMP is the acronym for Good Manufacturing Practice. The GMPs represent a set of regulations that were promulgated as a final rule by FDA in 1978 and intended to ensure the safety and efficacy of the nation's drug products. The GMPs, as we know them today, are the result of over a century of actions by industry and reactions by government and consumer groups to bring guidance and controls to the food and drug industry, resulting in a safe supply of food and medicines.

Information Age Audits

Understanding the reach of 21 CFR Part 11 is the first step to assessing its impact. To protect your company, you need integrated quality audit solutions to evaluate the underlying validation of your electronic data.

You Have Failed . . . A Case Study in Warning Letter Remediation

by Joseph Noferi, Edward R. Arling, Ralph L. Dillon, and Mikael Blomqvist, Pharmacia An FDA Warning Letter can be a business disaster. This case study tracks a company from receipt of an FD 483 ? that did not find contamination, but only the potential for contamination ? to 18 months later when the facility received a clean bill of health. What it did to get there ? and what it learned ? may keep your site from losing its operating freedom.