EXCiPACT auditors are guests at CPhI China and ExcipientFest
Shanghai (CN), Amsterdam (NL), Münster (DE), 15 July 2014 – The industry initiative EXCiPACT was launched a year ago to improve monitoring of pharmaceutical excipients. At the CPhI China in Shanghai and the ExcipientFest Europe in Amsterdam, the auditors of blue inspection body (www.blue-inspection.com) have now drawn an initial conclusion: “Overall, the level of awareness for Good Manufacturing and Good Distribution Practices at excipient manufacturers has increased significantly in the past twelve months,” declared lead auditor Dr. Norbert Waldöfner in a presentation at the IPEC China Excipient Regulatory and Quality Control Seminar during the CPhI in Shanghai. “This is certainly partly due to the fact that the regulatory authorities have placed a stronger focus on the topic.” Shortly before, one of blue’s shareholders, Dr. Stefan Kettelhoit had already informed the participants at the ExcipientFest congress Europe in Amsterdam about the experiences with the first EXCiPACT audits.
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