Pharmacology Expert Witnesses

Toxicology and pharmacology experts may testify on human and environmental exposure, risk assessments, and regulatory toxicology evaluations. Pharmacist Glenn Adam Chin is in the news declaring that he is not guilty of knowingly shipping 17,000 vials of the tainted steroid methylprednisolone acetate.  The resulting meningitis outbreak killed 64 people. Chin worked for The New England Compounding Center which is now bankrupt.

The outbreak led to the 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act ( Public Law No: 113-54). Over 750 cases of confirmed or probable fungal meningitis were reported.

Drug Quality and Security Act – Title I: Drug Compounding – Compounding Quality Act – (Sec. 102) Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) with respect to the regulation of compounding drugs. Exempts compounded drugs from new drug requirements, labeling requirements, and track and trace requirements if the drug is compounded by or under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist in a registered outsourcing facility and meets applicable requirements.

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