Questions and answers

What is cGLP?

What is cGLP?

cGLP means current Good Laboratory Practices (a) as promulgated under 21 C.F.R. Part 58, as the same may be amended or re-enacted from time to time and (b) as required by law in countries other than the United States where non-clinical laboratory studies are conducted.

Are GMP and GLP the same?

GMP and GLP both are used in pharmaceutical manufacturing facility but both have a lot of differences. GMP covers whole manufacturing facility while GLP covers only quality control laboratory. To the uninitiated, the difference between GMP and GLP can be a hard nut to crack.

What are GLP standards?

Good laboratory practice or GLP is a set of principles intended to assure the quality and integrity of non-clinical laboratory studies that are intended to support research or marketing permits for products regulated by government agencies. GLP only applies to non-clinical studies and testing.

What is GMP for food?

GMPs describe the methods, equipment, facilities, and controls for producing processed food. As the minimum sanitary and processing requirements for producing safe and wholesome food, they are an important part of regulatory control over the safety of the nation’s food supply.

Why is good laboratory practice important?

Good lab practice prevents isolated internal incidents that could have catastrophic implications outside the four walls of the facility, such as cross-contamination, chemical leaks and infection.

Who needs GMP certification?

The GMP certification offered by HSA – the Health Services Authority is for companies that manufacture medicinal products or therapeutic products that have active pharmaceutical ingredients. This is the certification authority that Supplement Manufacturing Partners has chosen to receive their GMP Certification from.

Why is GLP needed?

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), are federal regulations that require implementation of a robust quality management system to ensure the validity, integrity and reliability of non-clinical safety data submitted for regulatory evaluation and approval.

Is GLP compulsory?

The European Community later accepted the principles of GLP, ratified as EC Directives, which resulted in the Good Laboratory Practice Regulations 1999 in the UK. For such organisations, membership of the GLP compliance programme is mandatory, and all work must be done in accordance with the principles of GLP.

What is SOP in food safety?

Foodservice Industry standard operating procedures (SOPs) are written practices and procedures of how your establishment will produce safe food. SOPs are a key component to your overall food safety program. SOPs include specific details of how a policy will be implemented including: Who will perform the task.

What does it mean to have a food grade?

What is food grade? Food grade means that the material is either safe for human consumption or it is okay to come into direct contact with food products. What does NSF 51 Food Equipment Materials certification mean?

Where do food grade gas cylinders come from?

All food-grade gas cylinders are dedicated to food service and prepared in production facilities adhering to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. Lot numbers are assigned to each cylinder and are traceable to its origin in the event of a recall.

How to implement GMP in the food industry?

Documenting GMP. To assist in the effective implementation of Good manufacturing practices (GMP) within the food business it is advisable to document procedures on how the food business is going to implement relevant Good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Which is plastics are considered food grade safe?

LPDE is resistant to chemicals, has high impact strength, and is great at absorbing damage. Much like plastics made from PET and HDPE, LDPE is able to hold food products without leaking any chemicals or other harmful materials into food.