Grouping Products and Equipment for a Worst-Case Cleaning Validation Study

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology, August 2021 Issue, Volume 45, Issue 8
Pages: 44–51

A robust selection of which product(s) and equipment to validate for cleaning is the cornerstone of a successful cleaning validation program. A strategy for selection of products and equipment for cleaning validation is presented.

Peer-Reviewed

Submitted: December 1, 2020
Accepted: February 5, 2021

Abstract

Cleaning validation requires a significant effort to design a strategic and effective program that is defendable with regulatory agencies. Of primary concern is what to validate. A robust selection of which product(s) and equipment to validate for cleaning is the cornerstone of a successful cleaning validation program. A strategy for selection of products and equipment for cleaning validation is presented.

About the author

Richard Forsyth is a Principal Consultant with Forsyth Pharmaceutical Consulting.

Article Details

Pharmaceutical Technology
Vol. 45, No. 8
August 2021
Pages: 44–51

Citation

When referring to this article, please cite it as R. Forsyth, "Grouping Products and Equipment for a Worst-Case Cleaning Validation Study," Pharmaceutical Technology 45 (8) 2021.