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First-Time OTC Facility Inspections Drove US FDA Warning Letter Surge In FY 2019

Executive Summary

The good news: 75% of firms not previously inspected were in compliance with US drug GMP requirements; the bad news, 25% weren't. CDER Office of Manufacturing Quality director Francis Godwin says FDA remains concerned about vulnerabilities in supply chain when OTC firms don't test products for impurities that have harmed and killed consumers in the past.

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