CGMP FAQ

Good Manufacturing Practices


By Bre Whitehair - August 10, 2020

What does it mean to be GMP Certified?
GMP, also referred to as CGMP, stands for current Good Manufacturing Practices and is a certification held at the processing facility level. Operating a facility that abides by GMP standards ensures products are safe, fit for purpose, high quality, and constructed consistently for consumer use.

What are the benefits of being GMP Certified?
Benefits include, improving brand credibility and reputation, offering a competitive advantage, and opening
opportunities in additional markets.

What does becoming GMP Certified involve?
Becoming GMP Certified requires an audit of all aspects of a facility's production, including raw material
specifications and storage, equipment quality and safety, production environment, finished goods storage, personnel
training, and personal hygiene.

Is Pinnacle Stainless' equipment GMP compliant?
Yes, Pinnacle Stainless' equipment is GMP compliant based on our use of sanitary welds(following AWS D18.1 specs)
and food grade materials, as well as our quality and cleaning procedures.

What equipment documentation will Pinnacle Stainless provide?
  • User Requirement Specifications (URS)
  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)
  • Installation Qualification (IQ)
  • Operational Qualification (OQ)
  • Turnover Package
  •  Pinnacle Stainless will provide continuous support with updated documentation if any revisions are made to our equipment


 
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