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What does CQA stand for?

CQA stands for Critical Quality Attribute

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The surface area of particular ingredients in a formulation may be considered a Critical Quality Attribute (CQA) that, when performing Risk Assessment (under the guidance of ICH Q9), will place added importance on this parameter and may become part of your overall control strategy.
By monitoring physical and chemical properties, the manufacturer can also define a set of variable CPP-dependent variables known as Critical Quality Attributes (CQAs) at various stages of the process, allowing the manufacturer to better understand and control the entire process.
Critical quality attributes (CQAs), determined with the patient in mind, have been built into the development process to help ensure quality, safety and efficacy throughout a drug product's lifecycle.
A risk-based, scientifically sound submission would be expected to include the following: Quality target product profile (QTPP), critical quality attributes (CQAs) of the drug product, product design and understanding including identification of critical attributes of excipients, drug substance(s), and/or container closure systems, process design and understanding including identification of critical process parameters and in-process material attributes control strategy and justification.
A factorial sequence with replicates that evaluates machine factors such as agitator bar tip speed, vessel tip speed and vessel slope with respect to a critical quality attribute such as mix uniformity, thereby proving a proven acceptable range, may be accomplished in one day of testing.