Control procedures: Good laboratory practice and quality assurance.
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Vijverberg, F. A. J. M.
Cofino, W. P.
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Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is one of the manifestations of the increased attention being paid to quality control measures in general. It provides a framework designed to bring the quality of laboratory results into accord with predefined standards and to maintain the quality at this level. The need for such a framework arises from the economic, political, and scientific implications that laboratory studies may have, which place demands on the reliability and comparability of the results. The value of Quality Control became clear in the 1950s during the reconstruction of Japanese industry, which had acquired a reputation for manufacturing cheap products of poor quality. During the reconstruction process, the work of Deming, an American pioneer in quality control, was used to advantage (20, 37). In the 1970s the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) .....
PublisherInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Series;NrICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences; 6
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationVijverberg, F. A. J. M. and Cofino, W. P. (1987) Control procedures: Good laboratory practice and quality assurance. ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences, No. 6, 33pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-268