of countries require manufacturers of industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals,
veterinary drugs, pesticides, cosmetic products, food products,
feed additives, etc., to establish through data that use of these
products do not pose any hazards to human health and the environment.
Non-hazardous nature needs to be established through studies and
data, which will be examined by the regulatory authorities of the
concerned countries. Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
is a system, which has been evolved by Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development
(OECD) used for achieving the above goals.
Compliance Monitoring Authority was established by the
Department of Science & Technology,
Government of India, with the approval of the Union
Cabinet on April 24, 2002.
is voluntary in nature. Industries/test/ facilities/laboratories
dealing with above chemicalsand looking for approval from regulatory
authorities before marketing them, may apply to the National GLP
Compliance Monitoring Authority for obtaining GLP Certification.