ISO Certifications

It is often referred to the certification against the ISO 9001:2008 standard. The ISO certificate is awarded to the organization for showing the compliance at the times of certification audits against the said standard. The organization has to Establish, Document, Implement, Maintain and Monitor the management system before proceeding for the certification audit.

The certification audit is conducted by the selected Certification Body or the Conformity Assessment Body. However it is not mandatory to opt for the certification audit to implement the said standard.

GMP Certifications

"Good manufacturing practice" or "GMP" is part of a quality system covering the manufacture and testing of active pharmaceutical ingredients, diagnostics, foods, pharmaceutical products, and medical devices. GMPs are guidelines that outline the aspects of production and testing that can impact the quality of a product.

Many countries have legislated that pharmaceutical and medical device companies must follow GMP procedures,and have created their own GMP guidelines that correspond with their legislation.