GPP Consulting to ACMPR-MMPR (implementation, training, audits, SOPs)

GPP Consultant to the MMPRGood Production Practices  / GPP Consulting for the Cultivation of Marijuana / Hemp / Cannabis

Implementation, training & auditing services as per the ACMPR (formerly MMPR) and the Narcotic Control Regulations (NCR), which are part of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)

Whether it be for greenhouse or indoor operations, we have hands-on ACMPR-MMPR consulting experience for developing the systems & protocols for processes for:

  • Security Measures (around the perimeter and within the site), including monitoring, detection, access control, intrusion detection, and air filtration system
  • Labelling (labeling) Requirements (inner & outer)
  • Microbial and Chemical Contaminants (incl. pre-approved pest control products)

Our GPP Consulting services

includes SOPs & associated quality records (forms, checklists, tables, labels, specifications) for the following. In addition, through the Access to Information (ATI) process, we were able to obtain Health Canada’s internal checklists for the following, along with their Standard Lines for requesting further information relating to these GPP activities.

  • Premises (incl. HVAC, air filtration to prevent the escape of odours & pollen)
  • Storage, including waste material for destruction
  • Equipment (growing, production, testing)
  • Sanitation
  • Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Adverse reaction reporting (AER)
  • Recall Reporting
  • Reporting loss or theft
  • Destruction
  • Record Keeping (including for traceability)
  • Transportation

Please refer to Good Production Practices Consultant to the MMPRour QA Implementation & Training services web page and our QA Auditing services page for further details.The president of ICS Inc. gave two 45-minute presentations in Vancouver on Oct. 1, 2015 at the International Pharmaceutical Academy (IPA) MMPR Summit – one presentation for Adverse Reaction Reporting and one for Recall reporting of marijuana & its extracts.

If you are looking for a Quality Assurance Person (QAP), please see our Technical Personnel Recruiting services page, as we’ve helped more than a few companies find qualified personnel as QAPs.

Based on our previous experience, we can also help you source:

  • Cultivation / harvesting equipment & utensils;
  • Input materials & other supplies;
  • Child resistant packaging materials;
  • Pest control products / methods approved by Health Canada specific to marijuana (such as biological controls – bugs to control other bugs);
  • Pre-approved quality control (QC) testing labs,
  • Irradiation facilities (if/when required)

In addition, please refer to our pages on services and Validation Studies for critical processes & equipment, as well as our Security Requirement consultant services page.

Why use a consultant?

Weighing the numerous pros & cons of bringing in a consultant vs. tackling it all in-house?  Please see our web pageWhy Use a Consultantas part of that critical thinking process. Based in British Columbia, but covering all of Western Canada.

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Dale Enright

July 28, 2015at 10:18 pm

On Oct. 1, 2015 I will be presenting two 30-minute talks at the Canadian Marihauna for Medical Purposes Summit. The first talk with be on Adverse Event Reporting (AER) and the other will be on Product Recall.…/MMPR_Vancouver_Oct_2015_07.html

Hope to see you there!

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