Deviation

Difference Between OOS and Deviation

Difference Between OOS and Deviation

OOS (Out of Specification) and deviation are terms commonly used in the context of quality management, particularly in pharmaceuticals industries. Here’s a brief overview of each term: Out of Specification (OOS) Definition: An OOS result occurs when the test results of a sample fall outside the established acceptance criteria or ... Read More
Inadequate Investigations: A Common Observation by the FDA

Inadequate Investigations: A Common Observation by the FDA

During cGMP inspections, one of the most commonly cited observations by the FDA is the inadequate investigation into deviations. Pharmaceutical companies must address this issue to maintain compliance and ensure patient safety. Here are some key points to keep in mind regarding deviation investigations in the pharmaceutical industry: Observation Highlight ... Read More
Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA)

Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA)

CAPA is a fundamental quality management tool for pharmaceutical industry. Implementing an effective corrective or preventive action capable of satisfying regulatory authorities also. Corrective Action The action was taken to rectify, fix or correct a specific deviation, defect or undesirable situation. Preventive Action The action was taken to eliminate the ... Read More
Deviation in Pharmaceutical Industry

Deviation in Pharmaceutical Industry

It causes a big confusion to understanding the occurrence of incidence and deviation in pharmaceuticals. In this article we briefly discuss on types of deviation and management of deviation. Deviation Terminology When we have any written procedure like standard operating procedure, protocol, standard test procedure, BMR etc. and someone works ... Read More