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PERSONNEL HYGIENE

PURPOSE OF PERSONAL HYGIENE: To lay down the procedure for to ensure for Personnel hygiene of all employees working in the company. SCOPE OF PERSONNEL HYGIENE: This SOP is applicable for all employees working at  Pharmaceuticals Company. RESPONSIBILITY OF PERSONNEL HYGIENE Preparation of SOP: HR Executive /Officer Checking and Review …

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Quality Risk Management in Analytical Laboratory

Quality Risk Management in Analytical Laboratory The Quality of the Product Drugs or Drug Product is evaluated in Quality Control analytical laboratories, So It is important to understand that the “services” and “output” of a Quality Control / Analytical Laboratory is directly related to Safety, Identity, Strength, Purity (efficacy), Quality …

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Lyophilization of Parenteral

Lyophilization of Parenteral Lyophilization or freeze-drying is a process in which water is removed from a product after it is frozen and placed under a vacuum, allowing the ice to change directly from solid to vapor without passing through a liquid phase. The process consists of three separate, unique, and …

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Equipment Qualification

Equipment Qualification Contents Validation User Requirement Specification.(URS) Phase of validation Design qualification (DQ) Installation Qualification (IQ) Operation Qualification (OQ) Performance Qualification (PQ) Maintenance Qualification (MQ) Component Qualification (CQ) Instrument Re-Qualification What is Validation According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the goal of validation is to: “Establish documented evidence …

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Flow Properties of Powders

Flow Properties of Powders The use of powders in the pharmaceutical industry has generated a variety of methods for characterizing powder flow. Not surprisingly, scores of references appear in the pharmaceutical literature, attempting to correlate the various measures of powder flow to manufacturing properties. The development of such a variety …

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IMPURITIES IN NEW DRUG SUBSTANCES

IMPURITIES IN NEW DRUG SUBSTANCES To provide guidance for registration applications on the content and qualification of impurities in new drug substances produced by chemical syntheses and not previously registered in a region or member state Impurities in new drug substances are addressed from two perspectives: Chemistry Aspects include classification …

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Failure Mode Effect Analysis (Risk Assessment) Compression Stage

Failure Mode Effect Analysis (Risk Assessment) Compression Stage For More Pharma Updates Visit -https://pharmaguidances.com For More Pharma Updates Visit -https://pharmaguidances.com

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Standard/non-standard processes

Standard/non-standard processes The non-standard process is determined by a combination of the nature of the active substance, the nature of the finished product, the actual process itself, and the production experience of the manufacturer. All biological products are considered to be non-standard. The following categories are examples of products or …

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Process validation scheme

Process validation scheme Traditional process validation Where validation data on production-scale batches are not provided with the application and traditional process validation is proposed, the process validation scheme described below should be submitted by the applicant. This should outline the formal process validation studies to be conducted on production-scale batches …

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Process validation (Continuous process verification) for finished products

Process validation (Continuous process verification) for finished products Process validation can be defined as documented evidence that the process, operated within established parameters can perform effectively and reproducibly to produce a medicinal product meeting its predetermined specifications and quality attributes (ICH Q7). Continuous process verification has been introduced to cover …

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Qualified Person

Qualified Persons A qualified person shall be in possession of a diploma, certificate, or other evidence of formal qualifications awarded on completion of a university course of study, or a course recognized as equivalent by the Member State concerned, extending over a period of at least four years of theoretical …

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DRUG DESIGN (AN OVERVIEW)

DRUG DESIGN (AN OVERVIEW) DRUG DESIGN DRUG DESIGN Approaches to drug discovery: Serendipity (luck) Chemical Modification Screening Rational Irrational, based on serendipity & Intuition Trial & error approach in DRUG DESIGN Time consuming with low through output No de novo design, mostly  “Me Too Approach” First generation Rational approach in …

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CHANGE CONTROL

CHANGE CONTROL Definition: Change control is a formal system by which a qualified representative of appropriate disciplines review proposed and actual changes that might affect the validated status. The intent is to determine the need for action that would ensure that the system is maintained in a validated state. Types …

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Quality Management System

Quality Management System Definition: A Quality Management System is a collection of policies, procedures, plans, resources, processes, practices, and the specification of responsibilities and authority of an organization designed to achieve product and service quality levels, customer satisfaction, and company objectives. Documentation: Quality Policy – describes the organization’s approach to …

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GUIDE TO INSPECTIONS OF HIGH PURITY WATER SYSTEMS

GUIDE TO INSPECTIONS OF HIGH PURITY WATER SYSTEMS I. SYSTEM DESIGN For parenteral products where there is a concern for pyrogens, it is expected that Water for Injection will be used, This applies to the formulation of products, as well as to the final washing of components and equipment used …

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HAZARD ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HACCP)

HAZARD ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL CONTROL POINT (HACCP) TABLE OF CONTENTS HAZARD ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL CONTROL POINT 1. Declaration. Quality Policy Quality Objectives Company Profile Layout of Plant Organization Chart HACCP Introduction HACCP Prerequisite Programs Seven Principles of HACCP Hazards HACCP Scope HACCP Team Responsibility Hazard Analysis Introduction Hazard Analysis for …

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Meanings of terms

Meanings of terms Alcohol: The term “alcohol” without qualification means ethanol (95 percent). Other dilutions of ethanol are indicated by the term “ethanol” or “alcohol” followed by a statement of the percentage by volume of ethanol (CZH60) required. Desiccator: A tightly closed container of suitable size and design that maintains an …

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HACCP VALIDATION REPORT

HACCP VALIDATION REPORT LIST OF CONTENTS S. No. CONTENTS PAGE No. 1.0 Objective 2.0 Scope 3.0 Reason for Validation 4.0 Responsibility 5.0 Procedure for Validation 6.0 Sampling Plan 7.0 Data Recording 8.0 Acceptance Criteria 9.0 Deviations 10.0 Conclusion and Recommendation OBJECTIVE: HACCP validation is the element of verification focused on …

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Engineering Documentation in Pharmaceutical Industry

Engineering Documentation in Pharmaceutical Industry Heat Load Calculations. AHU Zoning drawing with pressure differentials. Airflow diagram. Ducting layout. Piping Layout. Hepa Box G.A. Man Movements layout Material Movements layout The layout of Pressure difference and area classification in production Area Qualification Area Mapping Commissioning Report of HVAC System Airflow & …

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HPLC (Questions & answers)

Q.1- What is the difference between the C8 and C18? Answer: – C8 has 8 carbon atoms and C18 has 18 carbon atoms, C18 is more hydrophobic than C8 due to that C18 has a long retention time and C8 has a sort retention time (early). Q.2- What is the …

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