Contamination

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in LMICs: Where Things Go Wrong

Root Causes of Substandard Medicines

In LMICs, the availability of medicines manufactured locally that do not meet quality standards is a leading cause of treatment failure and adverse events in patients and is undermining public health interventions. But where do things go wrong during pharmaceutical manufacturing in LMICs that give rise to this problem? Learn more.

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Controlling for Particulate Matter in Injectable Drug Products

Contamination of Injectable drug products

Particulate matter in injectable drug products have been the reason for many recent drug recalls. In this blog post, Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., discusses sources of particulate matter and how to control them in the manufacturing process. 

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What’s USP’s Role in Helping Ensure Food Ingredients Safety?

How safe are food ingredients listed on the label?

With the debate about the safety of food additives recently revived in the media, proper identification of the additives themselves is an aspect of food safety often forgotten. It is assumed food ingredients are well known before safety assessments are performed, but that might not be always true.  

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