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Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance Department
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6
Jamaica

 

Tel: 1-876-977-3540
       1-876-702-4235
Email: carphajam@carpha.org

Client feedback form (PDF)

 

Why Choose Medicines Quality Control and Surveillance Department

Product quality and safety is critical to you as a national regulatory authority/ ministry of health, manufacturer, supplier, exporter or consumer. Confirmation of product quality by competent and accredited laboratories is becoming a global legal and regulatory requirement. Our Laboratory provides you with the following benefits:

THE LABORATORY ALSO OFFERS

Non-accredited Chemical/Physicochemical Testing:

Loss on drying
Water/Moisture Content
Thin Layer Chromatography
Potentiometric and Volumetric Titration
Specific Gravity/Weight per mL

Sample Submission

Samples are submitted to the Laboratory for pre-registration, pre-tender, routine analysis, questionable efficacy or surveillance purposes by Member States through the responsible national regulatory bodies and drug procurement authorities. Further guidance for the submission of samples can be found in the following documents:

(1) Sample Submission Guidelines
(2) Request for Analysis Form
(3) Sample Submission Form

 

You may also contact the Laboratory directly for further information

CUSTOMER SERVICE AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: TURNAROUND TIMES

REQUEST FOR ANALYSIS

 

A technical review of client requests for analysis is performed to determine the laboratory’s capability (facilities, instruments and equipment, reference standards, reagents and personnel expertise) to conduct testing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES

Certificates of Analysis will be issued for routine Quality Control Samples within 30 - 45 working days (time taken from receipt of the sample to issuance of a Certificate of Analysis)