Within various aspects of a quality management system, there is a directive to evaluate the root cause of an issue – this could be risk management, investigations, non-conforming material, corrective actions, etc. There is a specific process to this concept, along with methods to achieve the answers. A root cause is a factor, or combination…Details
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The next logical discussion is the second half of the Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) subject. According to ISO 9001 section 8.5.3, Preventive Actions identify and eliminate the causes of potential nonconformities in order to prevent occurrence. These are proactive measures, instead of the reactive steps taken for a Corrective Action. The main goal for…Details
The Virginia Cooperative Extension has released a publication discussing the validation of blue crab retort processes. The development and implementation of a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan is a required step for these retort processes. In the publication, we learn about: What a retort cook process validation is Why this process matters How…Details
Corrective Actions (CA) are another critical aspect of a quality management system. These are improvements made to a process or product in order to eliminate the cause(s) of non-conformances. The concept of CAPA (corrective and preventive actions) is discussed in 21 CFR 820.100, ISO 9001 (clause 8.5.2) and GMP. Corrective Actions can be initiated in…Details
3 Reasons to Use DataTrace Pro
The software offers a “set it and forget it” type of calibration with industry standard controls and the ability to assess to a certain specified tolerance. It can calibrate loggers directly in the software and communicate with industry standard or leading metrology equipment. This saves time and energy while giving you the control over the calibration to determine which data points are being checked and verified. Your loggers will be kept within tolerance while removing hassle from the equation. Please note, it is still recommended that you receive factory calibration once per year, but performing it in house simplifies the process.
Mesa has created a service network specifically suited to provide in-house services to our customers. Whether your needs call for equipment repair, calibration or process validation, Mesa’s Global Services team is uniquely qualified to provide you with specialized service, expert protocol development and execution and complete validation services to suit every need.
Location is everything!
If your sensors are in the wrong place, you can’t get accurate readings. We offer a wide range of accessories to ensure the proper placement of your loggers so you get the most reliable data. And, we can create custom accessories for even the most unique processes.