Wholesale Distributor & Third-Party Logistics Providers Reporting – FDA Requirement

“The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as amended by the DSCSA, requires third-party logistics providers to begin reporting this information annually to FDA on November 27, 2014, while wholesale distributors are required to begin on January 1, 2015. FDA has issued a draft guidance, “DSCSA Implementation: Annual Reporting by Prescription Drug Wholesale Distributors and […]

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New California Licenses Required For Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PLs)

This announcement was just sent by the California Board of Pharmacy: “Companies that do not own, but receive, store and ship prescription drugs and prescription devices into or within California need to obtain a third-party logistics provider (3PL) license immediately with the California State Board of Pharmacy. Formerly, these entities were licensed as wholesalers or nonresident wholesalers by […]

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Proposed Regulations for 3PL Providers – CA Board of Pharmacy

Here’s an update on the status of California Board of Pharmacy sponsored legislation to enact provisions to license third-party logistic (3PL) providers as a separate class, and not as the Board had previously done under the category of wholesaler. According to the December 17, 2014 meeting minutes of the Enforcement and Compounding Committee: Legislation was […]

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FDA > Are you ready for the Drug Supply Chain Security Act?

Become familiar with the law  There are new requirements under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) for manufacturers, repackagers, wholesale distributors, dispensers, and third-party logistics providers (trading partners). Some requirements began in November 2014 and several key requirements begin at various stages in 2015. The new requirements, development of standards, and the system for […]

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FDA Law Blog: FDA Speaks at Annual HDMA Track-and-Trace Conference

“Throughout the conference, manufacturers, distributors, and other members of the drug supply chain expressed concern over the current lack of guidance from FDA regarding compliance with federal product tracing laws with only 49 days until the DSCSA is set to begin to take effect. Dr. Connie Jung, Acting Associate Director for Policy and Communications for […]

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FDA publishes Q&A on DSCSA provisions – SecuringIndustry.com

“The FDA has published a draft question-and-answer document to help guide the implementation of the US’s traceability system for medicines. The guidance – which is aimed at wholesalers and third-party logistics (3PL) companies – is the latest information from the US regulatory on the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and is open for comment […]

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