MEGGLE Group Wasserburg was granted an EXCiPACTTM certificate. Auditors from the certifying body SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance, Hamburg, Germany) confirmed in August, 2014 that the MEGGLE Business Group Excipients & Technology complies with the quality standards of Good Manufacturing & Good Distribution Practices (GMP & GDP) for its pharmaceutical excipients.
During the audit, manufacturing processes, quality systems, quality management, storage and distribution of pharmaceutical grade lactose, and its associated auxiliary materials used in the production process, were inspected. The certification assures optimal product quality and security within the supply chain in order to increase safety for the patients and insure the most efficient cost.
Since its introduction in 2013, the EXCiPACTTM certificate has been granted only to a dozen companies. The certificate documents the specifically high standard to which MEGGLE has committed in its long standing history. For many years MEGGLE has operated according to the international industrial GMP/GDP (Good Manufacturing/Distribution Practices according IPEC-PQG) standard and ISO norms.
The quality standards as defined in EXCiPACTTM are specifically for manufacturing and supply of pharmaceutical excipients. In order to assure compliance with the standards, and consequently for the patients, the certificate holders are reviewed annually and re-audited every three years.
MEGGLE AG, with its headquarters in the Bavarian city of Wasserburg (Germany), serves as a holding company for various business activities in the dairy industry and whey processing. MEGGLE has a proud history of more than 125 years in the dairy market.
The business group Excipients & Technology produces pharmaceutical excipients for direct compression, granulation, capsules, sachets, powder blends and dry powder inhalers. With its broad product portfolio, intelligent innovations and exceptional product quality, MEGGLE took a leading role in the global business of pharmaceutical excipients.For more information please visit www.meggle-pharma.com
Wasserburg/Inn (Germany), August 2014
Download: EXCiPACT Certificate - Category "Downloads" / "Quality Statements".
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