Biotility: cGMP for Dietary Supplements

Explains requirements to establish and maintain regulatory compliance with 21 CFR Part 111 Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, or Holding Operations for Dietary Supplements.

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About this Course

FDA regulates both finished dietary supplements and dietary ingredients to ensure that they are appropriately labeled and safe for the consumer. This course provides training on the Current Good Manufacturing Practices per 21 CFR §111 for the manufacturing, packaging, labeling, and holding operations for dietary supplements. Attention is given to the sixteen subparts of the regulations, regulatory compliance, and maintaining a culture of quality.

Biotility: cGMP for Dietary Supplements course is tailored to the biotech industry service providers and personnel involved in manufacture and/or testing of dietary supplements in the United States.

Note: This Biotility at the University of Florida course is offered by CITI Program.
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Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Employees of cGMP-compliant environments including personnel and service providers involved in the manufacture, testing, packaging, labeling, and/or holding of dietary supplements, including, but not limited to technicians, specialists, and supervisors working in quality assurance, quality control, production, manufacturing, packaging, labeling, research and development, facilities, management, marketing, regulatory affairs, suppliers, and distributors

Organizational Subscription Price: $675 per year/per site for government and non-profit organizations; $750 per year/per site for for-profit organizations
Independent Learner Price: $124.75 per person

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Course Content

cGMP for Dietary Supplements - Module 1

Dietary supplements are regulated by the FDA per 21 CFR §111.  This module defines and describes dietary supplements and their ingredients, and outlines the CGMP controls that companies must establish and maintain to ensure the products they manufacture or distribute are safe, consistently produced, and meet the quality standards established for their intended use.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 20698 (English)
Author(s): Harry W. Rambo, Jr, AS - Thermo Fisher Scientific

cGMP for Dietary Supplements - Module 2

Dietary supplements marketed in the United States are regulated under Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packaging, Labeling, or Holding Operations for Dietary Supplements (21 CFR §111), the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Regulatory requirements include establishing and maintaining a system of controls to ensure consistency for all operations involved in the manufacture, testing, labeling, packaging, and/or holding of dietary supplements. This module describes company responsibilities and operational controls for departmental personnel, training, documentation, labeling, materials and components, processing, equipment, instruments, utensils, contamination controls, as well as requirements for facilities and maintenance of a physical plant.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 20699 (English)
Author(s): Harry W. Rambo, Jr, AS - Thermo Fisher Scientific

cGMP for Dietary Supplements - Module 3

This module explains manufacturing and quality assurance/quality control operations, the requirements for packaging, labeling, holding, and distribution of dietary supplements, and management of product returns and complaints for dietary supplements, as well as components and ingredients of dietary supplements. Requirements for master manufacturing records and batch production records are described. The module also explores establishment of process and facility controls, applications of Good Documentation Practices, and requirements for distributors of dietary supplements. Learners will also review the methods for material reviews for returned dietary supplements and for investigating product complaints are described.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 20700 (English)
Author(s): Harry W. Rambo, Jr, AS - Thermo Fisher Scientific

cGMP for Dietary Supplements - Module 4

This module reviews the consequences of noncompliance with 21 CFR §111, including FDA Form 483 and FDA Warning Letters. A hypothetical case study enables learners to consider methods for meeting the regulatory requirements of 21 CFR §111. The case study reinforces the value and importance of regulatory compliance and highlights how compliance helps to ensure dietary supplements are safe for the end user or consumer.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 20711 (English)
Author(s): Harry W. Rambo, Jr, AS - Thermo Fisher Scientific