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Determining Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceutical Products
New methods and guidelines from United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapters USP <232>, <233> and <2232> as well as guidelines from International Conference on Harmonization (ICH observed by the European Medicines Agency (referred as ICH Q3D) set new standards in laboratory analysis and sample preparation for pharmaceutical samples. Determination of elemental impurities in pharmaceutical products can be made from the sources like catalysts, raw materials, production processes, and packaging materials.
The implementation of the new USP chapters <232> and <233> on elemental impurities in January 2018 redefined analysis and sample preparation in pharmaceutical industry.
Milestone offers chemists a practical guidance for determining elemental impurities in pharmaceutical products and dietary supplements.

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Milestone created this primer to provide QA/QC practitioners and Lab Managers insight into the evolution and current status of methods and guidelines for the determination of elemental impurities, whilst educating in the best practices and optimum workflows for this demanding application.

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