Compliance

What homeopathic manufacturers need to know, and what the FDA wants to see.

September 1, 2016

By Eric Foxman, AAHP Secretary Late last month, I joined Mark Vermette and Lyn Agostinelli of Halloran Consulting Group as they prepared for our upcoming Compliance Thru Education webinar: Document Control. I heard their presentation points and had a glimpse at their presentation materials. Simply put, they are packing a lot of information into a…

US FDA Establishment Inspections: Outcomes for Labelers for Homeopathic Drugs

June 28, 2016

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Understanding OTC Monograph Reform: Where Do We Stand Now?

June 27, 2016

By J.P. Borneman, Ph.D. and Alvin J. Lorman, J.D. The FDA’s Over-the-Counter Drug Review (OTC Review) has always been important to homeopathy, despite the fact that homeopathic drugs are not directly subject to the review. FDA specifically excluded them in 1972, stating that it would review them separately at the conclusion of the allopathic OTC…

Webinar Review: FDA’s View on Compliance

June 7, 2016

On May 24, 2016, the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists hosted the latest in its Compliance through Education webinar series. The webinar featured a presentation from Brad Pace, acting director of the Food & Drug Administration Compliance Office’s Division of Nonprescription Drugs and Health Fraud, on best manufacturing and labeling practices for homeopathic drug products.…

Homeopathic Drug Labels: Rx or OTC?

June 1, 2016

By J.P. Borneman, Ph.D. and Alvin J. Lorman Homeopathic drugs, we proudly tell folks, really are drugs: the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act has recognized them as such since its passage in 1938. Being characterized as a drug has many implications: our products are subject to current Good Manufacturing Practices, they must be produced…

What’s a Hippus?

March 31, 2016

Like other over-the-counter drug communities, the homeopathic industry spends thousands of hours each year researching and reviewing the effectiveness and safety of ingredients to be used in homeopathic remedies. All of this work goes into the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (HPUS), the reference book for the Identification, Quality Standards, and Production Methods for…

Educational Webinar Resources Available

June 25, 2019

Missed an education opportunity? Need materials for your mandated employee training? You have a second chance! AAHP webinars can help fulfill your required mandatory staff training requirements. Homeopathic manufacturers and marketers have found AAHP to be an excellent third-party source for this training.   All DVD’s include an MP4 recording of the webinar, an MP3…

AAHP Encourages Clear and Open Communication on Teething Medicines Tragedies

October 19, 2016

In the interest of public safety, the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) encourages the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to provide clear and open communication on their ongoing investigation of the safety of homeopathic teething medicine. Representing the manufacturers, distributors and marketers of homeopathic drugs, AAHP secretary Eric Foxman said industry leaders were surprised…

Consideration of Homeopathic Medicine as a Vaccine Alternative

December 10, 2015

 Milwaukie, Ore., Autumn 2015—As the public debate on vaccinations rises, more healthcare providers and parents alike seek information. The American Association Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) reminds manufacturers and marketers that the promotion of any product—homeopathic or otherwise—as an over-the-counter alternative to a vaccine is a violation of federal and state law. Furthermore, in a letter to the Homeopathic…

Experts Discuss Advertising of Homeopathic Medicines at FTC Workshop

December 10, 2015

Washington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2015—Trade association leaders, experts in consumer marketing and regulations, and top physicians came together on Monday, September 21 in Washington, D.C. at “Homeopathic Medicine & Advertising: A Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop.” President of the American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) Mark Land stated, “We have a remarkable story to share…

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