June 3, 2021

Meetings Between the FDA and Sponsors Aren’t Quite What You Think They Are

FDA Meetings aren’t what many people think they are especially when it comes to the CMC-focused discussions. We look at seven common opinions about formal meetings between the FDA and Sponsors or Applicants of PDUFA Products when it comes to CMC compliance and compare them to reality.
November 4, 2021

How To Tell A Compelling CMC Story In Your NDA/BLA Application

Storytelling is integral to the pharmaceutical regulatory process. It’s really what your new drug application (NDA) or biologics license application (BLA) is all about. It’s about deciphering the data to tell a reviewer how your process and product works.
December 2, 2021

Drafting a Marketing Application? Let Your Creativity Bubble Up

The Quality Modules 2 and 3 are well-defined components of the Common Technical Document (CTD) containing both drug substance (active ingredient) and drug product sections, each containing required presentations of Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) information, covering processes and key control parameters, and various justifications supported by qualification and validation studies.
August 3, 2022

Understanding the Relationship Between CMC & GMP

CMC information reinforces the connection between the quality of a candidate drug used in clinical studies and the end product marketed to consumers. It effectively outlines critical quality attributes across the full life cycle of drug products, from clinical development to commercial scale production. Like current good manufacturing practices (cGMP, or GMP), CMC reviews have regulatory requirements established by the US FDA. But where the goals of these two pharmaceutical control strategies are closely aligned, they differ significantly in approach and regulation.