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Drug safety [electronic resource] : better data management and more inspections are needed to strengthen FDA's foreign drug inspection program : report to congressional requesters.

Author/Creator:
United States. Government Accountability Office.
Publication:
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2008]
Format/Description:
Government document
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ii, 53 p. : digital, PDF file
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Drug safety : better data management and more inspections are needed to strengthen Food and Drug Administration's foreign drug inspection program
Better data management and more inspections are needed to strengthen FDA's foreign drug inspection program
FDA foreign drug inspection
Subjects:
United States. Food and Drug Administration -- Rules and practice.
Drugs -- Safety measures.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Foreign countries.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 11/20/08: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08970.pdf; current access available via PURL.
Summary:
This report examines (1) the extent to which FDA has accurate data on the number of foreign establishments subject to inspection, (2) the frequency of foreign inspections, and (3) oversight by FDA to ensure that foreign establishments correct serious problems identified during inspections.
Notes:
Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 20, 2008).
"September 2008."
Includes bibliographical references.
"GAO-08-970."
GPO Cataloging Record Distribution Program (CRDP).
OCLC:
277233441