CAPA (Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions) aims to prevent repeated errors. It makes use of the systematic examinations of nonconformities and their causes.

Corrective and prevention actions are implemented based on the determined causes. Normative specifications on this can be found in DIN EN ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR 820.100 CAPA is widely used in pharmaceutical engineering and medical technology.

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