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GMP certification: What cannabis oil brands needs to know

You may hear about GMP, but do you really know what GMP is? Here is a quick guide for you to know more about GMP.

What is GMP?

GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practices. In other words, it’s a set of rules and procedures related to the handling, cleaning, quality assurance and packaging process in manufacturing facilities and the products they make. Many countries, including Canada, the United States, the European Union and Australia, has legislated that food and pharmaceutical manufacturers follow GMP procedures to ensure that a food or drug product is safe for human consumption. This is also a criteria for oil brands or licensed cannabis producers to choose a reliable supplier.

For cartridges business, what concerns oil brands and oil producers most recently? You may say price or quality. The truth is that they care more about safety, non-toxic. As California’s new regulation took into effect on January, all legal cannabis vape carts are subject to stringent new heavy metal testing. Thus, it requires better assembly environment for each manufacturing process. Transpring is such a cartridge manufacturer who owns GMP facility.

Transpring is a pioneer in vape fields, with medical standards and production in a GMP facility.

Transpring has been devoting ourselves to the innovation and manufacturing of vape cartridges and preheating batteries for over 14 years. We are the foundation of great brands. We helps our customers to convey their brand story with innovative, versatile products that contribute to the strength of your presence in this industry.

Transpring utilizes its expertise to produce products that meet all relevant standards and operate efficiently and reliably. The strong R&D team and strong manufacturing capability assures that Transpring is capable to handle specific OEM &ODM projects with the constant updated innovative technology.

Our goal is to provide our clients with the best products and services. We are innately curious, creative, and we tirelessly innovate to discover new and better ways to make the vaping experience exciting.

GMP certified manufacturers have higher tighter requirements on the whole factory environment. It’s worth mentioning that Transpring has obtained GMP certification. The assessors and inspectors determine whether the firm has the necessary facilities, equipment, and ability to manufacture the vape hardware it intends to market.

If you have any questions about GMP certification, please find more on www.transpring.com. (http://www.transpring.com) or send us an email!

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How many @growopowners and @ProcessorOwners here on the forum have GMP certifications?

Do you have a GMP certified facility?

  • We have GMP Certification
  • We are not GMP Certified

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Definitely something we have in motion however not GMP certified yet.

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Excellent to hear! What has the process been like? Have you run into any pitfalls that others should look out for?

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From the operation side of things there hasn’t been many changes, from day one of bringing plants onsite we have maintained high standards from our cultivation practises to our day-to-day operations. We strive to keep our facility inspection ready every morning as our regulatory bodies enjoy surprise visits.

The biggest battle has been updating our SOP’s and QA policies to reflect GMP standards, examples would be paperwork that is included in batch records as well as sanitation practices and records, monitoring/tracking batch records and expiration dates on the products we have on site, training records etc. Most of which we already have in place but in bring to the GMP level there is additional information that is required.

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That’s the best way to get started on the right note! It makes sense that it would make getting GMP certification easier.

How have you been dealing with this challenge?

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Our core team meets weekly to discuss how our process are functioning and determines changes that need to be implemented, these changes are then passed along to our QA department where we have brought on a few dedicated resources that are responsible for these updates.

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