A guide to defective medicinal products
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
- Part of:
- Patient safety, Manufacturing, wholesaling, importing and exporting medicines, and Vigilance, safety alerts and guidance
- 22 July 2005
Reporting, investigating and recalling suspected defective medicinal products to the Defective Medicines Report Centre (DMRC).
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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