GMP refers to Good Manufacturing Practices. The term is used globally for managing the control and management of manufacturing, testing, and overall quality of pharmaceutical products. It defines certain guidelines that talk about the quality assurance approach. GMP certification ensures that products are produced following the quality standard norms.
GMP certification deals with issues like documentation, record keeping, personnel qualifications, sanitation, cleanliness, equipment verification, sanitation, complaint handling, and process validation. GMP requirements are not peculiar in any sense instead they are open-ended and easy to implement also these requirements give liberty to the manufacturer to decide individually how to efficiently implement the necessary controls.
The main purpose of Good Manufacturing Practice is to reduce the amount of risk involved in the production of pharmaceutical items. Pharmaceutical items include risks such as unexpected foulness in the product can badly affect the health which can further lead to death; incorrect labels on containers which simply imply that the patient is consuming the wrong medicine, too much activity or too little ingredient, causing ineffective treatment or adverse effects. GMP has any authority under it such as covering all aspects of production, from the starting material, details regarding areas and equipment to the training, and personal hygiene of staff. Providing complete details regarding the procedures that yield the finished product and could affect the quality of it. GMP guidelines address issues including recordkeeping, staff capabilities, sanitation, neatness, hardware check, process approval, and complaint handling. Most GMP prerequisites are extremely broad and open-ended, permitting every maker to choose independently how to best actualize the essential controls. This gives a lot of adaptabilities, yet additionally necessitates that the producer deciphers the prerequisites in a way that makes sense for every individual business.
Benefits of GMP Certification.
It improves brand value or image in the market. It provides a guideline on how to produce safe and quality products. It develops customer satisfaction by delivering safe and quality products and services. It also develops motivation and teamwork between the employees of the organization. It ensures that raw materials used in the manufacture of drugs are of known and possibly standardized quality, and are free from contamination. It ensures that the manufacturing process has been proven to produce a pharmaceutical product meeting its quality attributes. It ensures that adequate quality control testing measures have been employed to assure that the product meets its quality specifications at the time of release to market, and the end of its shelf life. It enables employees to develop good production/operations habits. It reduces safety risk in product quality and safety. It timely detects production and management problems, reduces cost. It helps better understand and comply with the relevant laws and regulations. Also enhances international credibility and public image.