The scanned electronic signature is acceptable to kept as electronic record? example, the report has needed to be signed by 3 approvers. 1st person sign using electronic signature after that second person print out and sign manually then scanned and send to third person. third person sign using electronic signature. After that the report has been kept as electronic record in database. in this example, in electronic record , 1st person electronic signature is scanned one. i would like to know this is acceptable as electronic record under FDA regulatory?