Accession to PIC/S

Before a Regulatory Authority is accepted for PIC/S membership, a detailed assessment is undertaken to determine whether the authority has the arrangements and competence necessary to apply an inspection system equivalent to that of current PIC/S Participating Authorities. This assessment involves an examination of the authority’s GMP inspection and licensing system (or equivalent), quality system, legislative requirements, Inspector training, etc, and is followed by a visit by a PIC/S delegation to observe Inspectors carrying out routine GMP inspections.