Tag Archives: visible particles

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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Getting Particular About Particulates

Trisha Gladd, Editor for Life Science Connect, wrote an article for Pharmaceutical Online. Which talked about the rise of FDA recalls due to the presence of particulate matter in injectables. Trisha interviewed vice president of quality assurance at West Pharmaceutical Services, Bob Nase, who stated that the process of creating and filling the injectable drugs…
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