The most frequent complaints and recalls cited are caused by packaging defects- showing the importance of the overall knowledge of packaging materials, packaging systems and packaging operations. Further, the Packaging Manager has to observe a multitude of GMP requirements (FDA, EMA, Pharmacopoeias, etc.).
He has to ensure that the packaging is safe, protects the filling, is functional and convenient, and is correctly printed on.
The programme ECA Certified Packaging Manager lets you qualify as a specialist for pharmaceutical packaging systems and packaging operations. It provides guidance on ways to attain best regulatory practice and compliance. In addition, it addresses tools for the efficient and effective development of packaging materials and systems, qualification of suppliers, setting of specifications, management of changes and deviations, and performance of quality control testing.
This programme will be of significant value to employees involved in routine packaging processes, quality assurance, quality control and in packaging development, who are responsible for GMP compliance and regulatory issues:
- Analytical scientists
- Employees involved in
- Quality Assurance,
- Regulatory affairs,
- Employees working in the incoming goods control of packaging materials (Quality Control)
For questions relative to the ECA Certified Packaging Manager,
Courses and Conferences acknowledged
To receive the certificate, the applicant must attend three out of the
following courses / conferences. After attending the third course, the
applicant obtains the certificate "ECA Certified Packaging Manager".
- Protective Packaging (Barrier Packaging)
- Avoiding non-Compliance in Packaging Operations
- Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems: Development
- Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems: Quality Control
- Extractables & Leachables
- Design Control for Drug-Device Combination Products
- Track & Trace Training Course
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