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Implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) for Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC) Review

Description: The implementation of a robust quality management system will improve the quality and consistency of CMC review and enhance the efficiency of ONDQA’s review processes.

This key project has been retired as CDER has created new measures and key projects for FY13 which align to their four functional areas of 1) Regulatory Review and Drug Safety, 2) Drug Quality and Compliance, 3) Transparency and Public Outreach, and 4) Regulatory Science Research.

Briefing Status: ON TRACK

Prior Briefing Status: ON TRACK

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

1. Document and catalog existing Office processes


Completed 6/10/2010

2. Review existing CDER MAPPs and Office procedures


Completed 11/29/2010

3. Perform Gap Analysis


Completed 10/1/2010

4. Identify need for office procedures and MAPPs (1)

6/30/2011 (9/1/2011)(11/1/2011)

Completed 12/15/2011

5. Develop new MAPPs and office procedures


Completed 12/23/2011

6. Train employees on new procedures


Completed 12/23/2011

7. Establish Methodology to evaluate performance and capability of office procedures


On Track


  • (1) Completion of this key project is dependent on completion of the quality manual which is currently an ongoing effort.
  • The dates in italics under the milestone due dates are revised milestone due dates which were updated.

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


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