Quality Assurance

VIMTA has established a strong, dedicated Quality Assurance department backed by professionals from different disciplines. The Quality Assurance department reports directly to a member of the board.

Functions of Quality Assurance Team

  • Implementation of quality systems in accordance with cGMP, GLP & GCP, ISO/IEC-17025, ISO 15189:2012, OHSAS 18001:2007
  • On-line verification of data
  • Routine process audits
  • Internal audits
  • Internal quality checks
  • Participation in Proficiency testing programs
  • Redressal of customer complaints and feedback
  • Training of staff on quality systems

VIMTA has developed over 500 SOPs to meet the quality system requirements.

The SOPs find their application in the following:

  • Safety criteria
  • Sampling and sampling techniques
  • Sample storage, transport and disposal
  • Product based testing
  • Quality of consumables and reagents
  • Use, maintenance and calibration of equipments
  • Selection of test methods and method validation
  • Measurement of degree of uncertainty for analytical techniques
  • Document control
  • Training
  • Quality Assurance procedures for different areas
  • Reference Standard maintenance
  • Calibration procedures and schedules
  • Proficiency testing and Inter-laboratory comparisons
  • Internal quality control, etc.

Quality Improvement Program

VIMTA believes that Total quality involves integrating every aspect of its operations into quality Management - the focus being:

  • Customer delight
  • Involvement of employees in quality improvement
  • Standardization of procedures
  • Continuous training for employees
  • Maintenance of sample integrity
  • Continuous improvement through customer feedback
  • Concentration on satisfying the internal clients