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Protecting your drug products: Strategies for preventing metal contamination in powders

Pharmaceutical Technology

Metal contamination in pharmaceutical products is a huge problem. Detection and removal of these contaminants is critical during milling.

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United Laboratories International gets grant for method for removing contaminant material from oil and gas equipment

Pharmaceutical Technology

Discover a patented method for removing contaminant material from oil and gas industrial equipment using a unique solvent composition. Learn more about this innovative approach in the recently granted patent US11946021B2.

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Why small particles matter: Manufacturing and micro-material contamination

Pharmaceutical Technology

To protect patient safety and reduce recall risks, drug manufacturers must reduce particle contamination sources wherever possible.

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UK MHRA recalls batches of eye gels due to microbial contamination

Pharmaceutical Technology

The UK MHRA has issued a recall of batches of carbomer-containing lubricating eye gels due to potential microbial contamination.

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IPC introduces draft amendment to microbial contamination in non-sterile products in IP 2022

AuroBlog - Aurous Healthcare Clinical Trials blog

In a bid to control the microbial quality of pharmaceutical products, the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) has come out with a draft amendment to microbial contamination in non-sterile products in Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) 2022.

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'Contaminated' spinach causes hallucinations in Australia

Medical Xpress

Health authorities in Australia have said nine people in Sydney suffered "toxic reactions"—including hallucinations—from a batch of spinach thought to contain an "accidental contaminant".

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Bayer pulls batch of cancer med Vitrakvi over bacterial contamination concerns

Fierce Pharma

The threat of microbial contamination has triggered yet another drug recall, this time from German pharma bigwig Bayer. after routine stability testing discovered the presence of microbial contamination identified as Penicillium brevicompactum. Bayer is recalling one lot of Vitrakvi oral solution in the U.S.