A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Warehouse

The warehouse for pharmaceutical products in a GMP environment is a registered facility of an authorized distributor operated in compliance to all applicable GMPs.

Work or Inspection Instruction

Those documents used to convey, to the work place, the requirements of the purchaser and how the specified quality is to be achieved.

Working standard

An API, intermediate or other substance of established quality and purity, as shown by comparison to a primary reference standard, used as a reference for routine laboratory analysis.

World Health Organisation-WHO

A specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health. 

Worst Case

Worst case is term commonly used to describe set of conditions encompassing upper and lower processing limits and circumstances posing the greatest chance of process or product failure, compared with ideal conditions.