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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Cosmetics
This course will provide an overview of current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) GMP regulations and guidance regarding cosmetics. The FDA defines cosmetics as products that are applied on the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance. Products in this category are topical herbal preparations, skin moisturizers, perfumes, lipsticks, makeup, shampoos, deodorants, and hair waves and colors. Topics include: documentation, terminology, and labeling requirements. Examples of documentation records will be discussed and generic templates for this documentation will be provided. The last hour of class will be an optional Q&A. Registration includes lunch.
· Tuesday, October 21
· 10 am - 5 pm
· Small Business Center (SBC) 1046
· Fees: $118
· Course number: SEF-7679-301BW
Voucher Specimens and Retention Samples
Learn botanical identification and traceability protocols for creating voucher specimens and retention samples. These techniques can help enhance or improve quality control (QC) systems for companies that are manufacturing botanical dietary supplements. This full day workshop includes both lecture and hands-on experience in these QC methods that can be easily adapted to both small and large production facilities.
· Friday, October 17
· 9 am - 5 pm
· TCC 116
· $221, includes lunch.
· Special event registration
Brewing Quality in Western North Carolina
Western North Carolina is not only home to a quickly growing craft beverage industry - it's also a great place for both small and large brewers to find support services. We'll discuss methods for ensuring quality in your finished product through both sensory assessment and analytical testing. A local brewery will join us to talk about implementing a quality assessment program from the industry perspective. After the main event, there will be an optional tour of the educational brewery used by the Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast as well as BioNetwork's Craft Beverage Laboratory.
· Friday, October 24
· 1 - 4 pm, optional tour 4 - 5 pm
· Haynes Large Conference Room (200)
· Fees: FREE, but please register!
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Dietary Supplements
This course will provide an overview of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) GMP requirements per 21 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 111. These FDA regulations affect ALL companies involved with the manufacturing, packaging, labeling and holding of dietary supplements. Topics include: botanical identification, documentation, and terminology. Examples of required documented records will be discussed and generic templates for this documentation will be provided. The last hour of class each day will be an optional Q&A session. Registration includes lunch both days.
· Monday & Tuesday, November 3 & 4
· 10 am - 5 pm
· Small Business Center (SBC) 1040
· Fees: $230
· Course number: SEF-7678-302BW
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