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PharmTech Poll Results: How do you define 'PAT'?
PharmTech Poll Results: How do you define ‘PAT,’ or ‘Process Analytical Technology’?
Thanks to all of you who participated in our poll! Here are a few of your answers, followed by the definition of ‘process analytical technology ’ given by FDA.
1. “I believe that PAT is well-defined in their Guidance document in IV. PAT Framework, ‘a system for designing, analyzing, and controlling manufacturing ... with the goal of assuring final product quality. Analyzing is not just lab analysis but also includes statistical analysis of the data.’”
2. “PAT means incorporating analytical steps into each stage of the manufacturing process and using the results to evaluate and control the process in real time.”
According to FDA
FDA defines process analytical technology in its Guidance for Industry, as:
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