What is the difference between QA & QC ? ✒Difference between Quality Assurance and Quality Control:
🔨 QA - Decision maker
💣QC - Service department
🔨 QA - Controls / more conscious about the hidden quality in the product.
💣QC - Checks the apparent quality of the product.
🔨 QA - has different tools like, in-process checks, validation, qualification, etc. and develops its own specifications (RM/PM/FG).
💣QC - single tool i.e. Specification & test methods which are already given by diff. pharmacopoeia (IP/EP/USP/etc).
🔨Quality Assurance is a part of quality management process which concentrates on providing confidence (assures) that quality requirements must be fulfilled.
💣Quality Control is a part of quality management process which concentrates on fulfilling the quality requirements.
🔨Quality Assurance is a set of activities for ensuring quality in the processes by which products are developed.
💣Quality Control is a set of activities for ensuring quality in product. The activities focus on identifying defects in the actual products produced.
🔨 Quality Assurance is the process of managing for quality;
💣Quality Control is used to verify the quality of the output.
🔨Quality Assurance develops the quality in the product.
💣Quality Control checks🔎 the Quality of the product.
🔨The goal🏫 of Quality Assurance is to prevent introducing defects in the PRODUCT which help to improve the development and testing processes.
💣The goal of Quality Control is to identify the defects in the PRODUCT after it is developed.
🔨QA is Pro-active means it identifies weaknesses in the processes.
💣QC is Reactive means it identifies the defects and also corrects the defects or bugs also.
🔨 QA - It does not involve executing the program or code.
💣QC - It always involves executing the program or code.
🔨 All peoples who are involved in the developing PRODUCT responsible for the quality assurance.
💣Testing team is responsible for Quality control.
🔨 Quality Assurance is process oriented.
💣Quality Control is product oriented.
🔨 Quality Assurance basically aims to prevention of defects to improve the quality.
💣Quality Control basically aims to detection of defects to improve the quality.
🔨QA - It identifies weakness in processes to improve them.
💣QC - It identifies defects to be fixed.
🔨 Verification is an example of Quality Assurance.
💣Validation/Testing is an example of Quality Control.
🔨QA - It is a staff function.
💣QC - It is a line function.
🔨 QA - It is done before Quality Control.
💣QC - It is done only after Quality Assurance activity is completed.
🔨Quality Assurance means Planning done for doing a process.
💣Quality Control Means Action has taken on the process by execute them.
🔨Quality Assurance dept. has more concerned about the impurity in the product rather than the purity.
💣Quality Control dept. has more concerned about the purity in the product.
🔨 Quality Assurance deals with the Quality of total yield quantity of the product.
💣Quality Control deals with the small sample quantity for checking the Quality of the product.