GACP-GMP Definitions and Appendices
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Section: GACP-GMP Individual Assessment Tools

Definitions of various terms used in the GACP-GMP guidance

Published: Tuesday, May 25, 2021


US laws and regulations establish specialized definitions for various words and phrases, which are key to proper understanding of the applicable legal and regulatory requirements; in addition, some terms are unique to the botanical industry and may be unfamiliar to most English speakers. The entries included define what is meant by various terms used in the document. Where quotation marks are used within the definitions, these indicate other terms with specialized meanings whose definitions are also provided here and should be consulted.


  • Appendix 1: Covered produce subject to 21 CFR Part 112

  • Appendix 2: Farms exempt from 21 CFR Part 112

  • Appendix 3: Food facility registration requirements

  • Appendix 4: Exemptions from 21 CFR Part 117

  • Appendix 5: Sources of specifications and test methods

  • Appendix 6: Other good agricultural practice guidelines

  • Appendix 7: Preparation of voucher specimens

  • Appendix 8 Prevention and reduction of pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) contamination

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