This was a busy week in contrast to the past two weeks in terms of posted warning letters. Seven drug warning letters and one device warning letter were posted.
In April of 2019, we added 226 483s to our database of 27,500+ FDA inspection documents. (NOTE: Are you interested in learning more about observations with specific industry keywords? Get your FREE 483 Observation Report and you can quickly determine who has been hit with the same observations. Learn more here!)
Enforcement this week saw a single untitled letter to a stem cell facility (and 50-plus affiliates) and a warning letter to a compounding pharmacy.
Does the FDA cite the same data integrity keywords on warning letters as 483s? Not really.
This week’s postings included two to drug manufacturers and three to device manufacturers. FDA cites numerous repeat observations from previous inspections.
Part two of this series will walk through our tagging methodologies and analysis on data integrity keyword 483 citations over the last five years.
Enforcement included five warning letters to either homeopathic or OTC firms, continuing the FDA’s focus in this area. Fundamental GMPs seem to be missing.