How To Verify GMP/CEP/ISO/FDA/TGA Certificates?
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Why To Verify GMP First?
Nowadays it is very important to verify certificates provided by chemical suppliers.
Without verifying them before the import can be, sometimes, disastrous.
we shared a story in another blog about this disaster.
Though most of the suppliers are honest and give you real certificates, it is better for chemical importers to verify them to be safe, no?
1. How To Verify Chinese GMP Certificate:
Verifying Link No. 1: China CFDA Website Search Interface (Search API In English Or Chinese):
Let’s search one API ‘bacitracin’ from NCPC Huasheng, We enter ‘bacitracin’ into the searching box and click Enter you will see the interface below:
There you can compare the Manufacturer’s Name and API on the SFDA website with the name of the GMP certificate on your hand. Please note, all Invalid and canceled GMP won’t be shown here.
Verifying Link No.2: Center for Drug Evaluation (Search API In Chinese Only): this is the web for APIs/Finished formulations under Evaluation, not fully certified yet.
http://www.cde.org.cn/yfb.do?method=main (2019.10.30 still blocked)
If you can not find the corresponding GMP on the SFDA website, try verifying Link No 2, please note: Keywords can only be searched in Chinese.
We also shoot a video on how to verify China GMP online, please click to check.
2. How To Verify EU GMP Certificate:
Let’s search Bacitracin and click Enter, the interface is as below:
As you can see, there are only 2 European GMP Manufacturers enlisted in the EDQM system:
Xellia pharmaceutical and Krka d. d.
We tried to search bacitracin zinc, it turned out to be no results shown as below.
But we clearly saw from above that Xellia has EU GMP for Bacitracin Zinc.
3. How To Verify ISO Certificate
Please note the following points:
1. You can type Chinese characters only.
2. The keyword is No Less Than 5 Chinese Characters.
3. You can either search Iso No or Applicant Name.
We entered 华北制药华胜 （NCPC Huasheng）into search box and clicked Enter, interface as below: (there is captcha)
Click 确认, you will see the interface below:
Click on the company name, you will see a similar captcha as below:
After captcha, you see the interface below, green buttons mean ISO Valid, grey buttons mean Invalid or expired.
Of course, NCPC Huashen also has ISO Expired, we can drag the page down, you will find their ISO certificates expired shown as below:
So now you should know how to verify an ISO certificate from a supplier, the key is to learn to type Chinese. You have any difficulties in verifying, we will help you for free.
4. How To Verify USFDA Certificate:
Firstly Check: FDA Certificate Verifying Link:
Through those 2 links, you will verify if your supplier is registered in the FDA.
The 3rd useful link is the DMF data for the USUMF lookup.
Click on the first link you can see the interface below, there are detailed procedures to verify an FDA certificate for different parties, and FDA would require you to register first, it is kind of more complicated than the other 3.
Anyway, if you have any difficulties verifying anything, please contact us, we will do it for you for free.
Find us at firstname.lastname@example.org
5. How To Verify TGA Certificate
TGA is the Australian FDA that issues Australian GMP certificates for any suppliers who want to distribute their pharmaceutical products in Australia.
Let’s say that you want to verify whether your supplier ‘Alphapharm pty Ltd’ gives you a genuine certificate for its minoxidil products, you click on the verifying link above and you see the following interface:
After you type in minoxidil and click on the search button, you will see the searching results below:
You will have 15 results matching minoxidil and you find that Alphapharm is indeed a TGA registered supplier.
If you have not found any results for Alphapharm, then you will know the certificate in your hands is fake.
In case you have any difficulties verifying any certificate, feel free to contact us any time.
6. How To Verify Chinese Veterinary GMP
There were customers asking us how to verify Chinese veterinary GMP, so we list the details below.
But to verify the Vet GMP, you must know some Chinese, as all the interface of the government website is in Chinese.
You can verify the Chinese Veterinary GMP Certificate through the Website of The National Veterinary Drug Basic Information Database.
Below is the interface after you click on the link above
If you click on the first folder in the drop-down menu on the left side, you are on the veterinary manufacturer data folder.
From there you can search by manufacturer name, veterinary drug permit number, GMP number to verify.
The interface is something like below:
Of course, you can click all the folders on the left to verify the information in your hand, see if they are consistent by comparison.
If you have any difficulties using the database due to the Chinese characters, you are welcome to contact us for help.