Posts Tagged ‘Warning Letter’

6 Investigators Received FDA Warning Letters In 2017

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about FDA warning letters, so I thought I would take a look at the letters issued throughout the year and see if anything egregious (or at least interesting) came up. I was surprised to learn that the FDA issued letters to six separate clinical investigators, and I thought the […]

FDA Warns An IRB To Document Its Members And Their Votes

I don’t often see FDA Warning Letters issued to Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), so, when I came across this one, I thought it was worth sharing with you. This particular IRB was found to be in violation of 21 CFR Part 56.115(a)(2), related to meeting minutes, and 21 CFR Part 56.115(a)(5), related to a complete […]

Adverse Event Reported By Patient Leads To FDA Warning Letter

  On January 8, 2016, the FDA issued a warning letter that caught my attention. I can’t remember why I initially opened it; maybe because the company’s name had “pharm” in it, as opposed to “seafood” (which seems to be there a lot!). Once inside the letter, I found this in the opening paragraph: “This […]

FDA Warning Letter For Shared Passwords (And Other Offenses)

  On December 17, 2015, the FDA issued a warning letter to Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. in Gujarat, India. Sun Pharma’s website boasts that it is the “World’s 5th Largest Specialty Generic Pharmaceutical Company” with over 2,000 products in more than 150 markets across the globe. When an organization that large winds up with a […]

New FDA Warning Letter Highlights Importance Of CAPAs

  On September 24, 2015, the FDA issued a Warning Letter to a manufacturer and distributor of medical devices for several violations. While the issues at hand may not seem severe, they do put the public at risk and reduce the confidence that the FDA has in the organization. Plus, they are inviting unwanted scrutiny […]

What Kim Kardashian Taught Me About Pharma

  In case you missed the headlines in the last few days, the FDA issued a Warning Letter to Duchesnay over Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post promoting Diclegis, the pharmaceutical company’s drug for “the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to conservative management,” commonly known as morning sickness. 

FDA Warning: Don’t Get Caught With Bad SOPs

  Warnings letters stink, as they can impact a company’s image, stock value, and much more. That’s why companies should do everything in their power to make sure they follow FDA regulations to a “T.”