When designing the presentation, it was agreed within IPEC that it was not necessary to repeat compliance at each point of the quality system if general convergence was found on the quality criteria in force. For example, if the parties have agreed that the 2006 ACI-PQG Good Manufacturing Practice Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients (3) will be adhered to, it is not necessary to list each of the elements of the KPIs in the quality agreement. However, what is important is responsibility for quality, which may require action by one or both parties. As a legally binding document, a standardized quality agreement should contain: should the SAQ be an integral part of the trade agreement? No no. While QA is essential to the business relationship, it should be separated from a separate document or, at the very least, from commercial contracts (e.g.B.