21 CFR 1270.31 - Written procedures.

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§ 1270.31 Written procedures.
(a) There shall be written procedures prepared and followed for all significant steps in the infectious disease testing process under § 1270.21 which shall conform to the manufacturers' instructions for use contained in the package inserts for the required tests. These procedures shall be readily available to the personnel in the area where the procedures are performed unless impractical. Any deviation from the written procedures shall be recorded and justified.
(b) There shall be written procedures prepared and followed for all significant steps for obtaining, reviewing, and assessing the relevant medical records of the donor as provided in § 1270.21. Such procedures shall be readily available to personnel who may perform the procedures. Any deviation from the written procedures shall be recorded and justified.
(c) There shall be written procedures prepared and followed for designating and identifying quarantined tissue.
(d) There shall be written procedures prepared, validated, and followed for prevention of infectious disease contamination or cross-contamination by tissue during processing.
(e) In conformity with this section, any facility may use current standard written procedures such as those in a technical manual prepared by another organization, provided the procedures are consistent with and at least as stringent as the requirements of this part.

Title 21 published on 2014-04-01

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