Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), 21 CFR part 58 is a set of guidelines for conducting nonclinical laboratory studies that support or are intended to support applications for research or marketing permits for products such as food and color additives, human and animal drugs, medical devices for human use, biological products and electronic products that are regulated by the FDA.

GLPs are not enforceable by law. They do not include manufacturing of product. GLPS are for non-clinical laboratory studies in which tests article are studied in test system under laboratory conditions to determine their safety. This does not include studies utilizing human subjects, or clinical studies, or field trials on animals.

GMPs, Good Manufacturing Practices, 21 CFR part 210 and 211, is a set of guidelines for the actual manufacturing and packaging of finished products. The GMPs are enforceable by law. During this course GLPs and GMPs will be compared and contrasted. The differences and similarities will be discussed. The attendees will gain a better understanding of how these guidelines work together and enable the finial production of quality products.



  • During this webinar participants will learn what GLPs and GMP are, how they are similar and how they are different. They will learn how and why both these regulations were created, a brief history of each will be given.
  • Participants will have a better understanding of the importance of these regulations and how they work together to enable production of the highest quality products.
  • Participants will also gain an understanding of the consequences of noncompliance such as disqualification and reinstatement.

Senior directors, managers, supervisors and those who have responsibility for ensuring that QC laboratory operations and practices comply with current good manufacturing practices and good laboratory practices.

  • Quality Assurance Personnel
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Research and Development Personnel
  • Regulatory Affairs Personnel
  • Project Managers
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Validation Engineers
  • Internal Auditing Personnel
  • Microbiology Personnel
  • Auditors