EMA: Draft guideline on good pharmacovigilance practices (GVP) - Module IX – Signal management (Rev. 1)
Regulation (EC) No 726/2004, Directive 2001/83/EC and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 520/2012 (hereinafter referred to as REG, DIR and IR, respectively) include provisions for signal management in the European Union (EU) [DIR Art 107h, REG Art 28a, IR Chapter III]. In this Module, all applicable legal requirements are referenced as explained in the GVP Introductory Cover Note and are usually identifiable by the modal verb “shall”. Guidance for the implementation of legal requirements is provided using the modal verb “should”.