FDA Inspection Readiness

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Are You Ready?

Are You Willing to Gamble?

Have You Done Everything Possible to Prepare for Your
Next FDA Inspection?

S3 FDA Inspection Readiness Services

Are you gambling with your next inspection?

Do you rely solely on in-house staff to prepare? Obtaining an independent review is critical to ascertaining your site’s true readiness. Our regulatory professionals quickly identify your vulnerabilities and prevent or mitigate them from becoming significant compliance issues. Our systematic, proven, risk-based approach and experiential learning goes beyond the traditional “mock audit” to prepare SMEs and staff to competently respond to all investigator queries. Avoid inspection surprises. Prepare early, often and thoroughly.

Inspection Readiness services:

  • Simulated Inspections
  • Risk-based preparation
  • Inspection oversight and management
  • Experiential learning for SMEs
  • 483/Warning Letter Responses
  • Training & Education

Did you know?

The FDA has increased its focus on enforcement by hiring more investigators and has increased the number of Warning Letters issued.

In our experience:

  • It takes approximately three times the man hours to respond to an observation than to prepare
  • Remediation, revenue loss and/or penalties can be 10 -1000 times the investment to prepare

You’re experienced and may have a great in-house team. So, you’re thinking, why not prepare for an inspection on your own? Just as GMP requires an independent review of your quality records, you also need an independent and unbiased review of your site’s readiness.

10 Questions to Assess Inspection Readiness

  1. Have you assessed and addressed all potential internal and external compliance risks?
  2. Are you aware of all the current inspection trends as they specifically relate to your products?
  3. Have you reviewed your processes with a critical eye, viewing them from the FDA’s perspective?
  4. Do you have a trained inspection readiness team in place and is your management team prepared?
  5. Are you confident that all of your employees can competently answer the FDA’s questions and provide clear explanations of your processes and quality records?
  6. Do you have an established process to fulfill the investigator’s request?
  7. Has an independent third-party objectively assessed your vulnerabilities and provided practical, cost-effective business solutions to your satisfaction?
  8. Are you ready to provide your data in an electronic format?
  9. Do you have strategies in place to handle potential compliance vulnerabilities during an audit?
  10. If you were notified of an inspection today, would you be able to pass with flying colors? 

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If you answered “no” to any of the 10 questions listed above, or are not 100% confident, call us now at (305) 445-2080 to discuss our S3 Inspection Readiness Services