Tag Archives: particulate matter

Improving Visual Inspection Practices

Improving Visual Inspection Practices, written by Jennifer Markarian with Pharmaceutical Technology, she interviews John Shabushnig, PhD and talks about the need of improving the understanding and practice of visual inspection of parenteral drugs. Their interview gives guidance of where to search for help, as well as what is recommended. PDA and USP have been working together…
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Avoiding Glass Delamination

Cleanroon Technology published an article in 2011 titled Avoiding Glass Delamination. Delamination is where a material fractures into layers; it is a mode of failure and is unsafe in many scenarios. Delamination of a glass container carrying parenteral drugs has resulted in many drug recalls. This leads to particles in the drug itself; such as…
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Controlling for Particulate Matter in Injectable Drug Products

Ever since the development of the earliest intravenous therapies, the presence of particulate matter in injectable drug products has been a concern among clinicians. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of drug product recalls due to the presence of particulate matter. These recalls are actions taken by a company to remove…
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