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© 2021 MJH Life Sciences™ and Pharmaceutical Technology. All rights reserved.
November 01, 2003
Organic solvents are frequently used in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients. They have, therefore, normally also been used for process cleaning. However, a number of factors have encouraged the industry to change from solvent-based to aqueous cleaning. This article considers current cleaning practices, related issues and the author's experience of switching from one cleaning method to another.