Guidance

A guide to defective medicinal products

Reporting, investigating and recalling suspected defective medicinal products to the Defective Medicines Report Centre (DMRC).

Document

A guide to defective medicinal products

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Details

This guidance is on defective medicines and substances used in their manufacture or packaging which may also be defective.

The guidance doesn’t cover:

  • errors or near-miss incidents
  • adverse drug reactions
  • quality defects in or incidents involving medical devices
  • quality defects in or incidents involving veterinary medicinal products
Published 22 July 2005