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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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Dissolution (Question & Answer)

Dissolution (Question & Answer) 1. Question: What is dissolution? Answer:  Dissolution is the time require to release the active drugs substances into liquid form in a dissolution medium under setup conditions (RPM, Time, and Temperature). 2. Question: What is USP chapter No. for Dissolution? Answer: USP chapter No, <711> 3. …

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Interview Questions & Answers (Quality Assurance)

Interview Questions & Answers (Quality Assurance) 1.What is Quality Assurance : Quality Assurance is a deep concept covering all matters that individually or collectively influence the quality of a product. It is the complete & whole of the arrangements made with the object of ensuring that the manufactured products are of …

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OOS (Out of Specification) As PER USFDA & MHRA

OOS (Out of Specification) Definition: It is defined as those results of the in-process or Finished which has been sed products testing, which falling out specified limit or acceptance Criteria which has been specified in the official Monograph or  Product registered  Specification. OOS was found due to the following reasons: …

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF METERED – DOSE INHALERS (MDI)

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF METERED–DOSE INHALERS (MDI) General .– Manufacture of Metered-Dose-Inhalers shall be done under conditions which shall ensure minimum microbial and particulate contamination. Assurance of the quality of components and the bulk product is very important. Where medicaments are in suspended state, uniformity of suspension shall be established. …

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF TOPICAL PRODUCTS

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF TOPICAL PRODUCTS i.e. EXTERNAL PREPARATIONS (CREAMS, OINTMENTS, PASTES, EMULSIONS, LOTIONS, SOLUTIONS, DUSTING POWDERS, AND IDENTICAL PRODUCTS). The entrance to the area where topical products are manufactured shall be through a suitable airlock. Outside the airlock, insectocutors shall be installed. The air to this manufacturing area …

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Environmental Monitoring

Environmental Monitoring – All environmental parameters listed under para 3.1 to 3.10 shall be verified and established at the time of installation and thereafter monitored at periodic intervals. The recommended frequencies of periodic monitoring shall be as follows: ( a ) Particulate monitoring in air – 6 Monthly (b) HEPA …

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF ORAL LIQUIDS (SYRUPS, ELIXIRS, EMULSIONS AND SUSPENSIONS)

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF ORAL LIQUIDS (SYRUPS, ELIXIRS, EMULSIONS AND SUSPENSIONS) Building And Equipment – The premises and equipment shall be designed, constructed, and maintained to suit the manufacturing of Oral Liquids. The layout and design of the manufacturing area shall strive to minimize the risk of cross-contamination and …

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SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF ORAL SOLID DOSAGE FORMS (TABLETS AND CAPSULES)

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR MANUFACTURE OF ORAL SOLID DOSAGE FORMS (TABLETS AND CAPSULES) The processing of dry materials and products creates problems of dust control and cross-contamination. Special attention is, therefore, needed in the design, maintenance, and use of premises and equipment in order to overcome these problems. Wherever required, enclosed …

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Documentation for Manufacture of Sterile products

Documentation for Manufacture of Sterile products The manufacturing records relating to manufacture of sterile products shall indicate the following details: – (1) Serial number of the Batch Manufacturing Record. (2) Name of the product. (3) Reference to Master Formula Record. (4) Batch / Lot number. (5) Batch / Lot size. …

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In-process Checks during Tertiary Packaging Operations

In-process Checks during Tertiary Packaging Operations of cartons/ shrink-wrapped units in one corrugated box / LDPE bag: Count the no. of cartons / shrink wrapped units in one corrugated box / LDPE bag and verify with the Batch Packing Record. Stencil on corrugated boxes: Check the stencil details on the …

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In-process Checks during Secondary Packaging Operations

In-process Checks during Secondary Packaging Operations Performed in In-process quality checks as pre-defined frequency in BPR and to be sorted out the strips/blister with below-mentioned tablet defects before packed in carton or during Packing Broken Tablets Laminated Tablets Chipped Tablets Discoloured Tablets With Black particles Tablets With foreign particle Tablets …

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In-process Checks during Primary Packaging Operations

In-process Checks during Primary Packaging Operations  (Blister / Strip Packing) Record the temperature and relative humidity of the Packaging area. Tablets and Capsules: Following defect /Issue to be sorted out before strip/blister sealing Broken Tablets Laminated Tablets Chipped Tablets Discoloured Tablets With Black particles Tablets With foreign particle Tablets Distorted …

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HVAC systems for non-sterile pharmaceutical as per WHO TRS. 937, 2006 ,Annex 2

WHO Technical Report Series, No. 937, 2006 ,Annex 2 Supplementary guidelines on good manufacturing practices for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems for non-sterile pharmaceutical dosage forms 1. Introduction 2. Scope of document 3. Protection 3.1 Products and personnel 3.2 Air filtration 3.3 Unidirectional airflow 3.4 Infiltration 3.5 Cross-contamination 3.6 Temperature …

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Temperature mapping of storage areas – TRS 961, Annex 9

Temperature mapping of storage areas (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 961, 2011, Annex 9) The purpose of a temperature mapping study is to document and control the temperature distribution within a storage area. Temperature mapping of storage areas is a systematic mapping procedure in any cold room, freezer room, or …

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Observations & Compliances response of GMP Inspections

Observations & Compliances response of GMP Inspections Observations 1: In the DM water plant, there were no records maintained for the change of air filters from the compressor to the degasser. Response: The procedure for the replacement of filters has been incorporated in the SOP for the replacement of cartridge …

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Code of Federal Regulations (21CFR 211)

Organization and Personnel Responsibilities of quality control unit. (a) There shall be a quality control unit that shall have the responsibility and authority to approve or reject all components, drug product containers, closures, in-process materials, packaging material, labeling, and drug products, and the authority to review production records to assure …

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