This updated edition introduces Good Manufacturing Practices(GMPs) for workers recently hired into the pharmaceutical chemical, biotechnology, and bulk pharmaceutical industries. It covers all aspects of GMP, explaining the rationale of GMP and the key role played by the worker in the production of safe, pure, and quality products. All critical GMP concepts required by the US FDA, the British MCA, and the European GMPs are covered. This is the perfect GMP introductory training text that, in many companies, is required material for new employees. Many corporation also use it as the central tool for training, retraining, and reinforcement programs.