GMP refers to the Good Manufacturing Practice Regulations. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) A 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. GMP certification scheme provides independent verification and certification that the basic manufacturing practices and prerequisites necessary for the implementation of an effective Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety program are being followed.
GMP certification is granted to manufacturing or service systems of organisations to certify that they engage with good manufacturing practices in their manufacturing or service processes, according to a Standard Code of Practice related to their business.
There are many benefits for companies who implement a fully-compliant GMP program, which will substantially increase the quality of their product, and increase revenues and customer satisfaction. Some of the benefits from a proactive approach to a compliant GMP program include:
- Operating costs drop as rework and penalties due to non-compliance reduce and efficiencies increase.
- Help customers, employees, stockholders, regulators and competitors develop sustainable respect for an organization which demonstrates commitment to NHP safety