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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Blood Establishment Computer System Validation in the User's Facility Guidance for Industry April 2013

Final
Docket Number:
FDA-2007-D-0069
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

We, FDA, are issuing this guidance to assist you, blood establishments, in developing a blood establishment computer system validation program, consistent with recognized principles of software validation, quality assurance, and current good software engineering practices. This guidance addresses a blood establishment's validation of its Blood Establishment Computer System (system) which incorporates Blood Establishment Computer Software (BECS). In the context of this guidance, the term “user's facility” means the blood establishment.


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