Hyperthermophilic Microorganisms and USP Hot Water Systems

February 2, 2004
Jos&#233 E. Mart&#237nez, MS, MT

José E. Martínez, MS, MT, is a senior validation scientist and validation project manager at Amgen Manufacturing Ltd.

José E. Martinez

José E. Martínez is a consultant at JEM Consulting Services, Box 4956 PMB 652, Caguas, PR 00726, tel. 787.349.3857.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-02-02-2004, Volume 28, Issue 2

The author discusses why two of the industry's common practices for preventing microorganism contamination in USP hot-ware and purified-water systems may have no scientific basis.