FDA Warning Letters

How to Do A Keyword Search in FDA Warning Letters

Want to learn how to do a keyword search in FDA warning letters? Watch the video or read the post below. We have about 15,000 warning letters in our database. You can search on any term or combination of terms in any of these documents. As an example, I’m going to search for “media fills”...

Week of June 3rd 2018 | FDA Sent These Warning Letters to Pharma Companies

FDA warned 9 firms that operate a total of 53 websites to stop illegally marketing unapproved versions of opioid medications. FDA reminds the public that no one is authorized to sell or distribute opioids via the internet, with or without a prescription. A total of 17 warning letters were posted this week. We cover 3 of them below. DRUGS [...]

FINAL Part 3: The FDA and MHRA’s Most Recent Drug Inspection Observations

Continued from Part 1 and Part 2... MHRA Inspection Deficiencies I won’t reproduce the graphics from the MHRA slide deck; do read those because they contain a wealth of information at a granular level. Figure 3A shows the distribution of deficiencies among the 3 classifications by actual number for 2015 and 2016. Figure 3B shows this distribution of deficiencies among [...]

FDA Sent These 6 Warning Letters to Food Companies | May 2018

We took a snapshot of the 6 warning letters the FDA sent to food companies last month. Food violations ranged from companies failing to have personnel conform to hygienic practices while on duty to companies failing to clean and sanitize utensils. From companies in the Carolinas, New York, and more, here they are: Performance Nutrition Formulators LLC d.b.a. VMI [...]

By | 2018-06-11T15:06:09+00:00 June 11th, 2018|CGMP, FDA Warning Letters, Food, FSMA|

Week of May 27th 2018 | FDA Sent These Warning Letters to Pharma Companies

The FDA posted 6 warning letters this week, 3 of which address human drug manufacturers. Two of these 3 manufacture OTC drug products. We continue to provide the information that FDA requests firms to provide because this provides a roadmap for FDA expectations -- invaluable information for those firms that may find themselves with similar challenges. DRUGS: Jalco Cosmetic [...]

Part 2: The FDA and MHRA’s Most Recent Drug Inspection Observations

Continued from Part 1... FDA 483 INSPECTION OBSERVATIONS: It all starts with Table 1... Table 1 shows the fifteen (15) most frequent inspection observation citations (the tabulation on the FDA website shows all). Table 1 presents data in the order of those observations with the highest to lowest number for 2017, modified as described in the ‘Introduction’ section of [...]

Week of May 20th 2018 | FDA Sent These Warning Letters to Pharma Companies

FDA posted 12 warning letters this week. Many were issued for unapproved new drugs/misbranding deficiencies. We address 4 below that focused on GMP deficiencies. CELLS/TISSUES: Emmett F. Branigan MD PS Inc (Bellingham, WA) received a warning letter dated May 7th 2018 based on the outcome of an inspection ending January 31st 2018. Though not stated directly, it appears that [...]

FDA Sent These 4 Warning Letters for Food Companies | April 2018

We took a snapshot of the 4 warning letters the FDA sent to food companies last month. Food violations ranged from products containing a poisonous or deleterious substance to companies failing to have an HACCP plan. From companies in Washington, Kansas, and more, here they are: Arrow Reliance Inc., Tukwila, Washington – 1 violation: Products are adulterated under section 402(a)(1) [...]

By | 2018-05-29T17:01:12+00:00 May 29th, 2018|CGMP, FDA Warning Letters, Food, FSMA|

Week of May 13th 2018 | FDA Sent These Warning Letters to Pharma Companies

FDA published 4 warning letters this week: 2 were issued for unapproved new drugs 2 were issued to drug firms addressed below DRUGS: Ei LLC (Kannapolis, NC) received a warning letter on April 16th 2018 based on the outcome of an inspection ending October 6th 2017. Based on the nature of manufacturing and the identified deficiencies, it is interesting [...]