Tepnel Scientific Services's laboratory in Edinburgh has passed a recent inspection from the UK's regulatory body, the Medicines and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
The Edinburgh facility is a contract laboratory that specialises in providing outsourced analysis of drug products and ingredients for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.
The lab has again been certified as compliant with Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), allowing >Tepnel Scientific Services to continue working as a contract acceptor on licenses issued under the Medicines Act.
The Edinburgh facility has also been inspected and approved by the FDA, and the company also provides a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) compliant bio-analytical service.
cGMP regulation is a strict set of international regulations, codes, and guidelines for the manufacture of pharmaceutical and medicinal products.
Facilities operating in compliance with cGMP must be able to demonstrate that every aspect of their operations and processes are controlled, allowing for traceability in the manufacture and testing of all products.