IPEC Federation Position Paper on Supply Chain Security

IPEC Federation announces the availability of an updated position paper, “Latest fatal incidents with contaminated medicinal syrup during 2022/2023”. This paper describes IPEC Federation’s position on the importance of ensuring security of the excipient supply chain in light of occurrences of contaminated medicinal syrups in different areas of the world in recent years.

The presence of numerous cases that have caused several hundred deaths due to the use of excipients of inappropriate quality in pharmaceutical formulations continues to be a global concern. The focus of the position paper is to remind all actors involved to refer and apply the existing tools to ensure security of the supply chain. Other areas requiring greater awareness are also considered.

The Position Paper is available for download immediately via the website www.ipec-federation.org and soon on the websites of regional IPEC (IPEC-Americas, IPEC China, IPEC Europe, IPEC Japan and IPEC India).

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