CARBOGEN AMCIS announces successful FDA inspection


The Hunzenschwil facility is one of the company's four sites to offer development and manufacturing facilities for highly potent compounds

Switzerland-based CARBOGEN AMCIS AG has announced its Hunzenschwil (Neuland), Switzerland API manufacturing site has successfully completed a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-approval inspection.

The four-day, pre-approval inspection was undertaken by an FDA investigator from 8-11 July, 2019. The inspection was concluded with no Form 483’s filed, thus confirming that no critical or major observation was raised during the inspection. The auditor will recommend the approval of API for which the audit was conducted. The final Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) is expected within the next six months.

"This latest pre-approval confirms the total commitment to quality and teamwork of each of our colleagues working across the entire company. Our team successfully completed the audit with the best possible result, thus ensuring our Client can progress towards bringing an important new treatment to patients,” said Mark Griffiths, Dishman Carbogen Amcis Group CEO. "I would like to congratulate everyone for the teamwork and the effort provided, and thank our clients for their continued trust in our Company."

CARBOGEN AMCIS is a pharmaceutical process development and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturer; and its Hunzenschwil facility is one of four sites to offer development and manufacturing facilities for highly potent compounds. It manufactures products according to cGMP standards and is routinely inspected by Swissmedic, the FDA and external customers. Located in the district of Lenzburg in the canton of Aargau 25 km west of Zurich, the manufacturing site was opened in 2000.

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Site information at-a-glance:

  • Analytical services
  • API and intermediate stability studies
  • API process research and development
  • Small-scale commercial API supply
  • Crystallization laboratory
  • FDA, MFDS and Swissmedic inspected