Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Good Manufacturing Practices are guidelines that provide a system of processes, procedures, and documentation to assure the product produced has the identity, strength, composition, quality, and purity that it is represented to possess.
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification scheme provides independent verification and certification that the basic practices and pre-requisites for the implementation of an effective HACCP food safety program are being followed.
GMP compliance assures sanitary and processing requirements applicable to all food processing establishments are met.
Benefits of the GMP Certification
- Increases the creditability and offers a competitive advantage in the marketplace for contract manufacturers
- Increases senior management confidence in the preparedness of manufacturing facilities for FDA inspection
- Decreases the time and cost for companies selecting third-party testing and product certification if using an GMP registered contract manufacturer
- Available to all Food manufacturers
- Demonstrates independent third-party verification of continuing conformance to GMPs
- Operating costs drop as rework and penalties due to non-compliance reduce and efficiencies increase.
- Customers, employees, stockholders, regulators and competitors develop sustainable respect for an organization which demonstrates its proactive commitment to food safety.
- Prepares you for HACCP certification.
SQC is one of companies to provide services in these sector and their broad experience, history of project success and development skills for GMP as one of the leading service providers in this sector.
Other good-practice systems, along the same lines as GMP, exist:
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), for laboratories conducting non-clinical studies (toxicology and pharmacology studies in animals);
Good Clinical Practice (GCP), for hospitals and clinicians conducting clinical studies on new drugs in humans;
Good Regulatory Practice (GRP), for the management of regulatory commitments, procedures and documentation.
Good Distribution Practice (GDP) deals with the guidelines for the proper distribution of medicinal products for human use
Good Transportation Practice (GTP) deals with the guidelines for the proper domestic and international transportation of medicinal products for human use