Quality & Safety

Our dedication to quality allows us to provide the highest caliber of products for patients while ensuring the safety of our workplace.

We are committed to product quality and safety, as shown here at a Sligo, Ireland facility.

Providing the Highest Quality Products for Patients

We aim for the safe and efficient production of our medicines.

  • All of our manufacturing facilities adhere to strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) to safeguard quality and supply of our products.
  • Our sites are approved by their respective national health authorities, with many also receiving approvals by international health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We ensure that products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate for their intended use and as required by the Market Authorization.
  • Our global product protection team constantly analyzes our supply chain to prevent counterfeit or diverted products from reaching patients.
  • Our product packaging includes overt and covert features to help patients clearly identify authentic products and help with authentication in testing labs.

We Ensure Workplace Safety

Our Environmental Health and Safety Culture program (Zero. Believe It. Achieve It.) is designed to encourage employees to identify and mitigate safety risks. In 2017 our recordable incident rate was 0.26. Our workplace safety commitment extends to fleet safety, with two policies that aim to ensure safe driving and vehicle operation both at work and at home. Six of our manufacturing sites have achieved OHSAS 18001 certification, a management framework for best practice in health and safety in the workplace.