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BUBBLE POINT TEST

BUBBLE POINT TEST Introduction Membrane filters have been used successfully for many years to remove yeast, bacteria and particulate from fluid streams. The ultimate integrity test for a sterilizing grade membrane filter is the bacterial challenge. Unfortunately, this is a destructive test; the filter cannot be used afterwards to filter …

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Analytical Method Validation protocol

Analytical Method Validation protocol                                                                                             …

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CLINICAL TRIAL PROTOCOL

CLINICAL TRIAL PROTOCOL The contents of a trial protocol should generally include the following topics. However, site specific information may be provided on separate protocol page(s), or addressed in a separate agreement, and some of the information listed below may be contained in other protocol referenced documents, such as an …

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Establishment of a Control Procedure for Technical Equipment, including related Utilities, Computerized Systems and Facilities used in the Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals

Establishment of a Control Procedure for Technical Equipment, including related Utilities, Computerized Systems and Facilities used in the Manufacture of Pharmaceuticals A formal change control system should be established to evaluate all changes that may affect production and control of the intermediate or API. There should be a written procedure …

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Qualification of existing facilities, systems, equipment and utilities

Qualification of existing facilities, systems, equipment, and utilities An existing facility has a mixture of new fully qualified equipment (DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ) and partially qualified/ unqualified equipment. Through many years of use, it can usually be shown that facilities, systems, equipment, and utilities can function to varied requirements. Nevertheless, …

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UV LAMP EFFICACY TEST

UV LAMP EFFICACY TEST WHAT IS UV LIGHT? The light with a wavelength of 10-400 nano meters (nm) in sunlight is called ultraviolet light, and it can be divided into UVA, UVB, and UVC (200 nm to 275 nm) according to different wavelength bands. Among them C-band ultraviolet rays destroy …

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UV efficacy Challenge test

UV efficacy Challenge test Evaluation of ultraviolet irradiation efficacy in an automated system for the aseptic compounding using challenge test Objective Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation efficacy in the intravenous compounding robot APOTECA chemo was evaluated to define the best operative conditions in terms of sterility and time optimization. Design The challenge …

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Sterilization (Introduction, Methods, Definition of Terms)

Sterilization (Introduction, Methods, Definition of Terms) Introduction A major risk of all such medical and surgical instruments procedures is the introduction of pathogens that can lead to infection. Failure to properly disinfect or sterilize equipment carries not only risk associated with breach of host barriers but also risk for person-to-person …

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List of Essential Medicines

List of Essential Medicines (W): Included in WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (I): Included in National List of Essential Medicines (2011), India A Abacavir (ABC) (W) Acenocoumarol (I) Acetazolamide (W,I) Acetic acid (W) Acetylcysteine (W) Acetyl salicylic acid (Aspirin) (W,I) Acriflavin + Glycerine (I) Actinomycin D (Dactinomycin) (W,I) Activated …

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PROTEINS & TYPES OF PROTEINS

PROTEINS Proteins are high molecular weight polyhydroxy peptides containing alpha amino acids joined together by peptide linkage (bond) C―CO―Na. They contain ―C, H, N and S sometimes phosphor also. The molecular weight may range from 6000 to many millions. Proteins are made up of amino acids which from the fundamental …

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Qualification & Validation of Equipment, Systems, Utilities in Pharmaceuticals

Qualification & Validation of Equipment Equipment qualification as required by the FDA requires verification documentation to start with the Validation Master Plan (VMP) and flow through a series of documents that define the scope and tasks required to successfully execute your equipment qualification task. The VMP dictates the actions that all persons involved …

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PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATION PROTOCOL PURIFIED WATER SYSTEM

PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATION PROTOCOL PURIFIED WATER SYSTEM OBJECTIVE To describe the Performance Qualification procedure to be used during validation of purified water system in order to: a) ensure the system reproducibility over an appropriate time period as per user requirement specifications. b) ensure that the system is showing consistency in producing …

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Cleaning Validation – Glossary of Terms

Cleaning Validation Glossary of Terms 1 Acceptable daily intake An amount of a substance administered or consumed on a daily basis that will not produce a pharmacological or toxic response 2 Analyte Substance for which an analysis is being performed 3 API Active pharmaceutical ingredient 4 Automated cleaning A cleaning …

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Production & purification of Purified water as per WHO

Production & purification of Purified water as per WHO General considerations The specifications for WPU found in compendia (e.g. pharmacopoeias) do not define the permissible water purification methods apart from for BWFI. The chosen water purification method or sequence of purification steps must be appropriate to the application in question. …

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Production & purification of drinking-water as per WHO

Production & purification of drinking-water as per WHO General considerations The specifications for WPU found in compendia (e.g. pharmacopoeias) do not define the permissible water purification methods apart from for BWFI. The chosen water purification method or sequence of purification steps must be appropriate to the application in question. The …

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General principles for pharmaceutical water systems As per WHO

General principles for pharmaceutical water systems Pharmaceutical water production, storage and distribution systems should be designed, installed, commissioned, qualified and maintained to ensure the reliable production of water of an appropriate quality. It is necessary to validate the water production process to ensure the water generated, stored and distributed is …

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Materials in Pharmaceutical as per WHO Guideline

Materials in Pharmaceutical as per WHO Guideline Principle. The main objective of a pharmaceutical plant is to produce finished products for patients’ use from a combination of materials (starting and packaging). Materials include starting materials, packaging materials, gases, solvents, process aids, reagents and labelling materials. No materials used for operations …

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SOP on SOP

SOP on SOP Objective : To lay down a procedure for the preparation, approval and control of Standard Operating Procedures. Scope: This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for the preparation and implementation of all Standard Operating Procedures to be followed at Pharmaceutical Company. Responsibility Staff of Initiator Department shall be …

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ICH Q8/Q9/Q10 Questions and Answers

ICH Q8/Q9/Q10 1.1 For General Clarification Date of Approval Questions Answers 1.0 June 2009 Is the minimal approach accepted by regulators? Yes. The minimal approach as defined in Q8(R2) (sometimes also called ‘baseline’ or ‘traditional’ approach) is the expectation that is to be achieved for a fully acceptable submission. However, …

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Guidance Document Cleaning Validation

Guidance Document Cleaning Validation Scope Introduction Principles Validation of Cleaning Processes Equipment and Personnel Microbiological Considerations Documentation Analytical Methods Sampling, Rinsing, Rinse Samples and Detergents Establishment of Limits Change Control/revalidation References   3.1 The objective of the cleaning validation is to verify the effectiveness of the cleaning procedure for removal …

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