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CVM GFI #63 (VICH GL1) Validation of Analytical Procedures: Definition and Terminology July 1999

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Center for Veterinary Medicine

This guidance document provides guidance on characteristics for consideration during the validation of the analytical procedures included as part of registration applications for approval of veterinary medicinal products submitted to the European Union, Japan, and the United States. 

The discussion of the validation of analytical procedures is directed to the four most common types of analytical procedures:

  • Identification tests.
  • Quantitative tests for impurities content.
  • Limit tests for the control of impurities.
  • Quantitative tests of the active moiety in samples of drug substance or drug product or other selected component(s) in the drug product.

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All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2021-D-0614.


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