• Q5A - Q5E Quality of Biotechnological Products

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    • Finalised Guideline:
      July 1997

      Description :

      The tripartite harmonised ICH Guideline was finalised under Step 4 in July 1997. This document provides broad guidance on appropriate standards for the derivation of human and animal cell lines and microbes used to prepare biotechnological/biological products and for the preparation and characterisation of cell banks to be used for production.

      Implementation :

      Step 5

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      EC, EuropeAdopted by CPMP, September 1997, issued as CPMP/ICH/294/95

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      MHLW/PMDA, Japan Adopted 14 July 2000, PMSB/ELD Notification No. 873

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      FDA, US Published in the Federal Register, 21 September 1998, Vol. 63, No. 182, p. 50244-9

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      Health Canada, Canada Implemented 5 January 2001, Catalogue No. H42-2/67-21-2000E

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      Swissmedic, Switzerland - Refer to the press release on Swissmedic, Switzerland's website