SHANGHAI, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D services company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that its toxicology facility in Suzhou recently passed a surveillance Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with no major observations. This was the first FDA GLP inspection in the facility's five years of operation. The inspection was extensive, lasting five days and including the review of numerous processes and the audit of four studies. WuXi's toxicology facility in Suzhou has completed 92 IND-enabling programs for global submissions.
"The outcome of the FDA inspection further demonstrates the consistency of our GLP compliance and quality services following the excellent results of earlier OECD and CFDA inspections," said Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech.
About WuXi PharmaTech
WuXi PharmaTech is a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D outsourcing company, with operations in China and the United States. As a research-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi PharmaTech provides a broad and integrated portfolio of laboratory and manufacturing services throughout the drug and medical device R&D process. WuXi PharmaTech's services are designed to assist its global partners in shortening the cycle and lowering the cost of drug and medical device R&D. WuXi PharmaTech's operating subsidiaries are known as WuXi AppTec. For more information, please visit http://www.wuxiapptec.com or contact:
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