CAPA Corrective and Preventive Actions to follow up on Deviations, Complaints, Inspection Findings etc.

Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)

The Corrective and Preventive Action system assures the tracking and trending of issues requiring mid-term and long-term corrective actions. This procedure will provide guidance on the requirements and use of the system as well as the procedure for processing CAPAs.

capa is the most important system to carry out corrective and preventive actions for continues improvement. CAPA ist the most inspected quality system by health authorities with the most 483 observations. A Capa correctve and preventative action should be based on an well described root cause anlaysis system


This system will be used to track and trend corrective and preventative actions planned to address known issues or to implement quality improvements. These requirements apply to all GMP operations and areas. This may include, but is not limited to:



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