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World Health Organization

WHO-type certificate

A certificate of pharmaceutical product of the type defined in the WHO Certification Scheme on the quality of pharmaceutical products moving in international commerce. [World Health Organization. WHO Certification Scheme on the quality of pharmaceuticals products moving in international commerce. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000. WHO/EDM/QSM/2000.] [25]

Worst Case

A set of conditions encompassing processing limits, circumstances, equipment, etc., which pose the greatest chance of a failure in a process, to a product, or in a procedure, when compared to ideal conditions or those stipulated in a procedure. Such conditions do not necessarily induce product, process, or equipment failure. [4, 23]