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Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine, President, Devine Guidance International
Devine Guidance

Nonconforming Product

By Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine
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Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine, President, Devine Guidance International

In this edition of Devine Guidance (DG), the doctor will provide guidance for 21 CFR, Part 820 – Subpart – I, Nonconforming Product, specifically (820.90). The key takeaways for this week are: sticking to procedures; understanding the importance and elements of effective control of nonconforming product; refraining from the UAI disposition; reworking to approved specifications; and maintaining and updating accurate DHRs.

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Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine, President, Devine Guidance International
Devine Guidance

Nonconforming Products

By Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine
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Dr. Christopher Joseph Devine, President, Devine Guidance International

In a perfect world, there would never be a need to handle non-conformances from your supplier base. However, the world of medical device manufacturing is far from perfect (please do not tell the regulators). You may call it fate, destiny, or bad luck, but Dr. D. calls it problem suppliers. Rest assured some of your suppliers will eventually deliver nonconforming product and at some point in the not-so-distant future, I will address managing nonconforming products as a whole. Warning letter violation Vio…

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