What’s In a Name?
November 01, 2015
Primary record is a term that was defined by the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, the UK drug regulator) in data integrity guidance issued in 2015. In this instalment of Questions of Quality we explore what this term means in practice, and compare it with raw data in the European Union Good Manufacturing Practices (EU GMPs) and complete data in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) GMPs. Why can’t we have harmonization of terms?