Equipment and Processing Report, Sep 17, 2008 - Pharmaceutical Technology

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Equipment and Processing Report, Sep 17, 2008
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Qualification Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
By Erik Greb
Qualification demonstrates that equipment is what it is purported to be and does what it is supposed to do. Installation qualification (IQ), operational qualification (OQ), and performance qualification (PQ) are the three steps of equipment qualification.
In the Mixer
Dispensing Biopharmaceuticals with Piston and Peristaltic Pumps
By Peter Lambert
Piston pumps have been a traditional liquid-filling technology for biopharmaceutical manufacturers, but new challenges, stricter validation requirements, and design innovations have led manufacturers to consider peristaltic filling technology.
Editor's Picks
September 2008 Editor's Picks: Products from LiquaJet and Yokogawa
By Erik Greb
PharmTech's monthly newsletter, Equipment & Processing Report, reviews the Editor's Picks for the September 2008 edition from LiquaJet and Yokogawa.

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