WHO Guidelines on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Medicinal Plants
(2003; 80 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
Open this folder and view contents1. General introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Good agricultural practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents3. Good collection practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents4. Common technical aspects of good agricultural practices for medicinal plants and good collection practices for medicinal plants
Open this folder and view contents5. Other relevant issues
View the documentBibliography
View the documentAnnex 1. Good Agricultural Practice for Traditional Chinese Medicinal Materials, People's Republic of China
Close this folderAnnex 2. Points to Consider on Good Agricultural and Collection Practice for Starting Materials of Herbal Origin
View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. General
View the document3. Quality assurance
View the document4. Personnel and education
View the document5. Building and facilities
View the document6. Equipment
View the document7. Documentation
View the document8. Seeds and propagation material
View the document9. Cultivation
View the document10. Collection
View the document11. Harvest
View the document12. Primary processing
View the document13. Packaging
View the document14. Storage and distribution
View the documentGlossary
View the documentAnnex 3. Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants (GACP), Japan
View the documentAnnex 4. A model structure for monographs on good agricultural practices for specific medicinal plants
View the documentAnnex 5. Sample record for cultivated medicinal plants
View the documentAnnex 6. Participants in the WHO Consultation on Good Agricultural and Field Collection Practices for Medicinal Plants
 

Annex 2. Points to Consider on Good Agricultural and Collection Practice for Starting Materials of Herbal Origin

The European Agency for Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA),
Working Party on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPWP)

London, 2 May 2002
EMEA/HMPWP/31/99 Rev.3

POINTS TO CONSIDER ON GOOD AGRICULTURAL AND COLLECTION PRACTICE FOR STARTING MATERIALS OF HERBAL ORIGIN

PREPARATION BY THE HMPWP

January 1999

RELEASE FOR CONSULTATION BY THE EMEA

January 1999

FINALISATION BY THE HMPWP

June 1999

PREPARATION OF NEW POINTS TO CONSIDER DOCUMENT (HMPWP/31/99)

September 1999
October 1999
March 2001

TRANSMISSION TO EMEA INSPECTORS WP

May 2001

TRANSMISSION TO CPMP

July 2001

RELEASE FOR CONSULTATION

July 2001

DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS

October 2001

RELEASE OF FINAL DOCUMENT

May 2002

The views presented in this document are those of the HMPWP, which has been created as a forum for exchange of experience in the field of herbal medicinal products. This document is released for the purposes of transparency and has no legal force with respect to Directive 2001/83/EC.

General note:

The EMEA Working Party on Herbal Medicinal Products hereby acknowledges the fact that the document on "Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)" issued by the European Herb Growers Association (Europam) of 5 August 1998 has formed the basis for this document.

This guidance replaces previous comments released by the working party:

• Comments on the Draft Directive on the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Guide for Starting Materials of Medicinal Products and Inspection of Manufacturers (EMEA/HMPWP/17/99).

• Comments on the document Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) from the European Herb Growers Association (Europam) of 5 August 1998 (EMEA/HMPWP/18/99).


POINTS TO CONSIDER ON GOOD AGRICULTURAL AND COLLECTION PRACTICE FOR STARTING MATERIALS OF HERBAL ORIGIN

to previous section
to next section
 
 
The WHO Essential Medicines and Health Products Information Portal was designed and is maintained by Human Info NGO. Last updated: November 5, 2014