USP General Chapter <1207> Revisions: Industry Experts Offer Best Practices To Avoid Destructive, Unreliable Integrity Testing
In September, the US Pharmacopoeia released a proposed revision to USP General Chapter <1207> Sterile Product Package – Integrity Evaluation for public comment, which focuses on package integrity testing. This chapter is not mandated but does reflect recommended best practices. These changes are necessary to better protect not just the product but also the patient.
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Inspecting Powders - A New Opportunity
Advances in powder flow measurement using shear cell technology now make it possible to consider this technique for both incoming inspection and final product acceptance. Why?
The Cost Of A Powder Stoppage
Operations managers cope with powder jams on a recurring basis. At least once a month, there may be a more significant event that brings production to a halt and seriously affects output for that day.
How To Calculate The Total Cost Of In-Line Metal Detection Equipment
Considering TCO helps to better understand the costs over and above the purchase price and also – when suppliers have differing offers – to compare them and ultimately to substantiate the investment decision. By John Yacoub, Mettler-Toledo Safeline
New Spray Header Improves Tablet Coating Operation And Saves Manufacturer US$25,000
An international manufacturer of nutritional products needed to improve its tablet coating process. The OEM-supplied spray bar in use was over-wetting tablets and causing quality defects including picking and sticking problems.
Major Pharmaceutical CMO Installs Product Inspection Equipment To Achieve High Quality Standards Pharma Tech Industries (PTI), a contract manufacturer and packer of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and personal care products, is focused on exceeding customers’ expectations.
X-Ray Inspection More Than Just Contamination Detection This white paper looks at the potential of X-ray inspection to solve a wide range of product safety and quality control issues typically found within food and pharmaceutical manufacturing. It explores how X-ray inspection can detect faulty products before they leave the factory, avoiding product recalls and customer disappointment.