What is GMP?
GMP refers to the Good Manufacturing Practices that consist of processes, procedures, and documentation. It can help to avoid recalls and fines and also reduce losses and waste. GMP addresses problems around cleanliness, handling complaints, valid process usage, sanitation and hygiene, record keeping, and employee qualifications. It also ensures the safety, purity, and effectiveness of its products by taking proactive measures. Manufacturers can understand how to implement GMP quality in their specific environments by following Good Manufacturing Practices guidelines. GMP regulation and guideline consider the following areas:
- Quality management and complaints
- Building and facilities
- Equipment and raw materials
- Qualification and validation
- Recordkeeping and documentation
- Inspections & quality audit