Supplier Audit

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A Supplier Audit in pharmaceutical manufacturing is a systematic and independent assessment aimed at evaluating the quality management systems, manufacturing processes, facilities, and products of suppliers, vendors, contractors, or service providers. This evaluation determines their capability, reliability, and adherence to predefined criteria, standards, and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements. Conducted to verify supplier qualifications, assess performance, identify potential risks, and ensure compliance with contractual obligations, regulatory mandates, and quality standards, supplier audits are crucial for making informed decisions regarding supplier selection, approval, and initiating improvement actions. These audits are instrumental in mitigating supply chain risks and ensuring the continuous quality and compliance of products.

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