• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Facility and Grounds

  • Anti-siphon devices on water outlets?<br>21 CFR 111.15(f(5))

  • Shrubs are spaced away from outer walls?<br>21 CFR 111.15(a(1))

  • Rubbish is contained and grounds are clean?<br>21 CFR 111.15(a(1))

  • Entries into the facility are designed to prevent pest from entering the facility?<br>21 CFR 111.15(d(2))

  • Restrooms clean and sanitized?<br>21 CFR 111.15(h)

  • Company has and follows SOPs for cleaning and maintenance of the facility and grounds?<br>21 CFR 111.16

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. Pictures

Receiving Department

  • Quarantine area controlled or locked?<br>21 CFR 111.120(e), 111.155, 111.160, 111.165, 111.170, 111.370, 111.425, 111.510

  • Quarantine area clean & organized?<br>21 CFR 111.15(b(1))!

  • Company has an acceptable area or room for taking samples?

  • Receiving log is documented correctly and up to date?<br>21 CFR 111.180(b(2))

  • Packaging Material Check-in Log is documented correctly and up to date?<br>21 CFR 111.180(b(2))

  • Label Check-in Log is documented correctly and up to date?<br>21 CFR 111.180(b(2))

  • Finished Product Check-in Log is documented correctly and up to date?<br>21 CFR 111.180(b(2))

  • Company has and follows SOPs for receiving and quarantine?<br>21 CFR 111.153

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. Pictures


  • Doors leading to outside are closed?<br>21 CFR 111.15(d(2))

  • All materials are stored up off the floor?<br>21 CFR 111.365(f)

  • All components bear a release sticker?<br>21 CFR 111.155(c(3))

  • All containers are properly closed?<br>21 CFR 111.365(f)

  • Warehouse floor is clean and free of debris?<br>21 CFR 111.15(b(1))

  • ID tags are visible from isles?<br>21 CFR 111.20(c(1))

  • All pallets identified with proper tags?<br>21 CFR 111.20(c(1))

  • Empty containers have labels removed or defaced?

  • Trash receptacles are clearly marked and emptied when full?<br>21 CFR 111.15(j)

  • Tube guards on lights and all lights working properly?<br>21 CFR 111.20(f)

  • In process materials are clearly labeled?<br>21 CFR 111.20(c(1))

  • Empty pallets are properly and neatly stored?

  • Pest control devices are not damaged and traps in place?<br>21 CFR 111.15(d(2))

  • Scales, if applicable, have a current calibration sticker?<br>21 CFR 111.30(c)

  • Pallet racks are mounted away from walls to allow for cleaning between walls and racks?<br>21 CFR 111.20(b)

  • Tops of all containers are free from debris and residual dust?<br>21 CFR 111.15(b(1))

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. Pictures


  • General use areas are clean and free from debris?

  • Unused equipment is properly covered and stored?

  • Washroom is kept clean and organized?

Quality Control Laboratory

  • Instrument logs are up to date and complete?<br>21 CFR 111.35(b(2, 3))

  • Calibration stickers on all pertinent equipment?<br>21 CFR 111.35(b(3))

  • Lab notebooks up to date and complete?

  • Scales calibrated and checked daily?<br>21 CFR 111.35(b(3))

  • Employees wearing lab coats?

  • Lab kept clean and organized?

  • Sinks and area clean?

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. Pictures

Quality Assurance

  • Retain samples are kept and stored properly?<br>21 CFR 111.465

  • Retention room up to date and clean?

  • Scale calibration system documented?<br>21 CFR 111.35(b(3))

  • Pest control system documented?<br>21 CFR 111.23(b)

  • Quality assurance personnel have outlined duties (SOPs) to direct them in enforcing GMPs and SOPs?<br>21 CFR 111.103

  • Vendor qualifications are properly documented?<br>21 CFR 111.75(a(2(ii(A-E))))

  • Investigations are performed as required by GMPs?<br>21 CFR 111.135, 140, 530

  • Investigations are complete and review all possible causes?

  • Investigations show final dispositions and/or corrections and precautions to prevent repeated problems?

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. pictures


  • Finished product records are retrieved in an acceptable time?

  • Finished product records are complete with no errors?

  • Test records are included?

  • Certificate of analysis/manufacture if available is included?

  • Master files meet all GMP requirements?<br>21 CFR 111.210

  • Training records are up to date?<br>21 CFR 111.14(b(2))

  • Training records for each employee?

  • GMP training is included and is repeated?

  • SOP training is included as they apply to employee?

  • Other GMP issues?

  • Misc. pictures


  • Misc. Notes

  • Qualification standards can be measured by a point system or a percentage system. Companies may decide to use either or possibly both for final evaluation.´╗┐For the purposes of this audit, a percentage is given. Generally, the qualification standard by percentage is determined by the client requesting the audit. GMP Consulting Services requires a score of 90 percent for compliance qualification, however certain situations may be taken into account such as the severity of the findings or violation. In such cases, GMP Consulting Services requires a score of no less than 85 percent.

  • Signature of Auditor

  • Signature of Company Representative


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    Although Raw Material Suppliers are not regulated by 21 CFR 111, this audit may include such regulations as they might apply in control procedures for any operation handling food or other ingredients that may be consumed by the public.
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