Nitrosamine impurities in medicinal products – Swissmedic sets up specialist group

29 juin 2023 – The Swissmedic Management Board decided in May 2023 to set up a “Nitrosamine Specialist Group” from 1 July 2023. The centre of expertise, which comprises members from different specialist divisions, will ensure specialist expertise on physico-chemical and toxicological assessments of nitrosamines, coordinate expert exchange with manufacturers and international partner authorities, and represent Swissmedic in specialist international bodies. The Specialist Group, which emerged from the previous taskforce, is the coordination office and single point of contact for nitrosamine questions.

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