A complete revision of Ph. Eur. chapter 2.4.20. Determination of elemental impurities has been published in Pharmeuropa.
The MHRA recently provided details for new licence applications and variations on the agencys Inspectorate Blog - together with some helpful links.
In June 2018, when it became known that the antihypertensive medicinal product Valsartan contained nitrosamines, no one had any idea how widespread these unwanted side-products were. Read more here to find out what action the EMA and EDQM have taken in the past and in response to the latest cases of nitrosamine contamination.
For the important assessment of possible immune responses to therapeutic protein drugs, FDA scientists developed a new mathematical tool to calculate the expected risk of producing antibodies against the biological drug.
In support of sponsors, applicants and research institutions, the FDA examines in more detail the variability of internal standards in analytics and their consequences. The authority has now published a document entitled "Evaluation of Internal Standard Responses During Chromatographic Bioanalysis: Questions and Answers".
With a new Q&A document, the EMA has provided information on the release of Adavanved Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP) imported into the EU by the Qualified Person without batch re-testing.
According to the U.S. FDA, the Chinese firm failed to establish an adequate quality system and lacks quality oversight on documentation.
Seven months into the operational phase a significant number of manufacturers and supply chain actors have not yet connected to the EU verification system. Now, the EMVO stakeholders encourage the NCAs to undertake inspections on all supply chain actors.
The FDA has published a final guideline for non-clinical studies of "Oncology Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals" to close the gaps in the existing FDA and ICH Guidelines.
The FDAs Enforcement Report tracks and displays updates to recalls. The July 2019 listings contain several Class II recalls due to various cGMP deviations and two Class I ratings. One of the Class I ratings resulted from the finding of glass particulates in an injection.