Good Practice Guides

Reflecting current regulatory expectations and best practices, Good Practice Guides (GPGs) help to narrow interpretation of regulatory standards for improved compliance and quality, efficiency, and cost reductions. They typically focus on the “how”.

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Maintenance can impact both the quality of products and the compliance of pharmaceutical processes. Maintenance programs have long been recognized as critical to the success of the operations they support.
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Equipment reliability is concerned with the risk of failures in equipment and processes, providing focus on equipment availability, fitness for purpose, and cost. The strategy and tactics of reliability contribute to realizing the value of equipment throughout its useful life and mission.
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Published: July 2011 Pages: 148 Table of Contents Special Pricing for Emerging Economies The ISPE Good Practice Guide: Process Gases aims to define current good practices within pharmaceutical manufacturing applications, providing information to
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The goal of the ISPE Good Practice Guide: Critical Utilities GMP Compliance – How to Be Compliant and Ready to Prove It is to help pharmaceutical organizations achieve and maintain their critical utility systems in a state of control, and then be able to efficiently demonstrate their systems’ Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliance to regulatory inspectors and auditors.
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The ISPE Good Practice Guide: HVAC and Process Equipment Air Filters aims to be a valuable reference on the selection, application, specification, testing, and operation and maintenance of filters in the pharmaceutical industry. This Guide is intended to be used as supplement to the ISPE Good Practice Guide: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), providing detailed information into the subject of air filters in HVAC and process equipment applications.
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The ISPE Good Practice Guide: Asset Management provides practical guidance for establishing an asset management system that enables organizations to realize increased value from their assets, both physical and non-physical. This Guide identifies best practices in strategic asset management as outlined in the ISO 55000 series of standards. An effective asset management system translates the organization’s objectives into asset-related decisions, plans, and activities using a risk-based approach. This Guide provides recommendations, examples, and resources to help organizations in the development or improvement of their asset management system.
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The shift in process validation from a one-time event to the product lifecycle approach expected by most global markets has led to significant changes in validation practices. The science and risk-based approach combines product development knowledge with a structured process performance and product quality monitoring system to provide for validation throughout the product lifecycle.
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Transfer of manufacturing processes and analytical procedures between facilities or laboratories is a necessary part of pharmaceutical development and commercialization. Technology transfers take the outputs of process or method development activities and transfer the knowledge to a different location where a process or analytical procedure will be operated.
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Single-use technology has grown in both complexity of design and criticality of application in the past twenty years, offering increased flexibility while significantly reducing the risk of contamination in manufacturing equipment. The implementation of single-use technology into a process requires a well-defined plan that minimizes surprises during the later stages of implementation.
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The ISPE Good Practice Guide: Harmonizing the Definition and Use of Non-Investigational Medicinal Products (NIMPs) aims to provide practical operational guidance and drive a consistent industry approach to the use of NIMPs. The Guide contains criteria for classifying NIMPs and an overview of current NIMP regulatory requirements.