Equipment and Processing Report, Jul 22, 2009 - Pharmaceutical Technology

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Equipment and Processing Report, Jul 22, 2009
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The Debate over Preuse Filter-Integrity Testing
By Erik Greb
Drugmakers have the common goal of manufacturing safe and sterile pharmaceutical products and understand that the filtration process is a critical means of achieving this goal. Preuse filter-integrity testing provides evidence that a filter will perform correctly, has the right pore size, and has been installed correctly.
In the Mixer
Ensuring Accurate Humidity Measurement in Cleanrooms
By Jim Tennermann
Devices that measure relative humidity (e.g., sensors and transmitters) play a relatively small role in cleanroom management, but their failure can cause significant problems. Operators should bear several factors in mind to ensure that sensors function properly and maintain the appropriate humidity.
Editor's Picks
July 2009 Editor's Picks: Products from Mettler Toledo Safeline and Munters
By Erik Greb
PharmTech's monthly newsletter, Equipment & Processing Report, reviews the Editor's Picks for the July 2009 edition from Mettler Toledo Safeline and Munters.

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