PS 9000

PS 9000 is an application standard developed by the Pharmaceutical Quality Group for the manufacture of pharmaceutical packaging materials. The quality of packaging materials is a critical factor in assuring the safety and efficiency of medicines. The PS 9000 standard establishes a baseline of GMP applicable for suppliers to the manufacturing industry. This standard enables pharmaceutical manufacturers and assemblers to ensure that the packaging materials that they use are of appropriate quality. Not only is this in the interest of patient safety, but also in the pharmaceutical industry where the increasing use of automated packaging processes relies heavily on the consistent quality of packaging components. PS 9000:2001 focuses on the development and implementation, by suppliers, of a quality management system designed to provide assurance of the quality of their products and to enhance customer satisfaction

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