Expert: Prepping Suppliers For Surprise Audits Imperative For Device Firms Under EU Unannounced Inspection Scheme
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Manufacturers selling product in the European Union must work with critical suppliers to ensure they're audit-ready now that unannounced inspections by notified bodies are standard practice in the EU, an industry expert says. Specifically, it's important for vendors to have procedures in place that address surprise inspections, and device firms should warn suppliers to not turn away third-party auditors when they knock on their door. PLUS: A detailed Q&A-format table to aid manufacturers in understanding the European Union's new unannounced audit scheme.