Brazil's Anvisa to Open Consultation on Single-Facility Multiple-Product Production

Posted 19 July 2013 | By Louise Zornoza 

Brazil's National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) will soon open a Public Consultation (No. 26/2013) on a proposal to permit the production of veterinary pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics and toiletries in the same manufacturing site where human medicines are produced, it has announced.

Anvisa's said the proposal would, in its opinion, bring Brazil into alignment with regulatory policies in most other countries surveyed by the agency. Anvisa noted the need for public feedback on the proposal, given the complexity of the issue with the involvement of multiple regulated product sectors. 

The proposal will be open to public consultation starting 22 July 2013.

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