cGMP : Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Pharmaceuticals/Manohar A. Potdar. Hyderabad, PharmaMed Press, 2008, xxx, 798 p., $95. ISBN 81-88449-53-9.

    Contents: Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Personnel. 2. Surroundings, buildings and facilities. 3. Equipment. 4. Materials management. 5. Quality management. 6. Manufacturing operations and control. 7. Documentation and records. 8. Pharmaceutical validation. 9. Outsourcing. 10. Post-operational activities. 11. Sterile pharmaceutical products. 12. Site and plant security. 13. Safety and environmental protection. 14. Good pharmaceutical wholesaling practices. 15. Pharmaceutical audit. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

    "Indian Pharmaceutical industry is becoming global at high pace. This resulted in high pressure on the industry for quality products and practices. Thus cGMP has acclaimed key position. 

    Practicing cGMP requires clear understanding at conceptual and implementation level and that too at shop floor and middle management level. This book is written in simple and easy to implement manner. 

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