Archive for May 2019

A First Look at AAHP Summit Speakers

We are thrilled to offer a first look at the speakers and sessions for our upcoming Summit on Challenges and Solutions in Quality & Safety of Homeopathic Drug Products! This unique one-day workshop is designed to help you manufacture safe products while complying within FDA and FTC guidelines. Some of readm more…

Read More

How to Work with FDA on Voluntary Recalls

By Mary Borneman, Sr. Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Standard Homeopathic Company/Hyland’s, Inc.   In April 2019, U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published a draft guidance* Initiation of Voluntary Recalls Under 21 CFR Part 7, Subpart C (“the Draft Guidance”). The purpose of this new guidance is “to clarify readm more…

Read More

Safe Drugs, Happy Consumers: Sterility Assurance Programs

By Kristina Skowronek, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance, Boiron USA USP GENERAL CHAPTERS, GENERAL INFORMATION, 〈1211〉 STERILIZATION AND STERILITY ASSURANCE OF COMPENDIAL ARTICLES If we were to manufacture a drug product that is purported to be sterile but cannot be terminally sterilized without ingredient or package degradation, a sterility readm more…

Read More

Initiation of Voluntary Recalls: Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff

By Mark Land, AAHP President   Product recalls are an important tool that manufacturers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) use to minimize exposure to potentially harmful or ineffective products.1 Drug product recalls are voluntary — that is to say, FDA does not have legal authority to recall readm more…

Read More