International – Swiss and Korean Regulators Agree to Mutually Recognize GMP Inspections

Swissmedic and South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) agreed last month to mutually rely on each other’s good manufacturing practice (GMP) inspection results for medicinal products.

The agreement is designed to help with the trade in medicinal products between the two countries and reduce the workload of the regulators authorizing and monitoring medicinal products. In addition to mutual reliance, the agreement will allow for the sharing of other information, documents and inspection reports…