To ensure that the documentation of the production process is within the law, there are a lot of things that have to be regulated in the life cycle of a document. This comprises the creation, authorization and tracing of documents, the way to deal with documents, the review process as well as the invalidation of documents. All of these parts of documentation are specified in this document. In addition to that, the default content of important kinds of documents is prescribed. Lastly the basics of documentation are also explained.