What is ICH Q7A?

What is ICH Q7A?

Q7A Good Manufacturing Practice Guidance for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

What does ICH Q7 stand for?

ICH Q7 defines manufacture as “all operations of receipt of materials, production, packaging, repackaging, labeling, relabeling, quality control, release, storage, and distribution of APIs and related controls.”

What should be established by the manufacturer of API to ensure confidence that the API will meet its intended quality and purity?

2.12 The system for managing quality should encompass the organisational structure, procedures, processes and resources, as well as activities necessary to ensure confidence that the API will meet its intended specifications for quality and purity. All quality related activities should be defined and documented.

What is GMP in pharma?

Good manufacturing practice (GMP) is a system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards. It is designed to minimize the risks involved in any pharmaceutical production that cannot be eliminated through testing the final product.

Who Pharma guideline?

WHO Guidelines for Pharmaceuticals

  • Process validation.
  • Cleaning validation.
  • Analytical method validation.
  • DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ of equipment.
  • Water system validation.
  • HVAC validation.
  • Computer system validation.
  • Market complaint handling.

What is key starting material in API?

ICH Q7 states that an “API starting material” is a raw material, intermediate, or an API that is used in the production of an API. ICH Q7 provides guidance regarding good manufacturing practices for the drug substance, but does not provide specific guidance on the selection and justification of starting materials.

What is the primary purpose of the ICH?

A primary purpose of the ICH is to: Minimize the need for redundant research. The ICH GCP Guidelines: Set standards for the design, conduct, monitoring and reporting of clinical research.

What are the 5 P of GMP?

To simplify this, GMP helps to ensure the consistent quality and safety of products by focusing attention on five key elements, which are often referred to as the 5 P’s of GMP—people, premises, processes, products and procedures (or paperwork).