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Why Radiolabeling Services Need to Adhere to GMP Standards

Maintaining GMP standards in laboratories is important not just for ensuring staff safety, but for ensuring contamination doesn’t spread to consumer products. A fungal meningitis outbreak was traced to a pharmacy where protocols and sanitation were being overlooked. By the time the drug was recalled 48 people had already died from the contaminated drug. GMP standards exist to prevent incidents like this from happening, and even in labs that focus primarily on custom radiolabeling, the same procedures apply. If you’re looking for radiolabeling services, ensuring you find a company that adheres to high GMP standards is key.

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