Date Written: April 9, 2018 Author: Danina Rinaldi

Did You Know That the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has Changed the Heavy Metals Chapter Effective January 1 2018? By Danina Rinaldi The USP has been working on changing the guidelines for testing heavy metals for several years.  More specifically, the USP chapter to change will be <231> . The new USP chapters that will […]

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Date Written: February 28, 2018 Author: Danina Rinaldi

Did You Know the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has Made Some Changes on How to Test Against Spores of Clostridium difficile? By Danina Rinaldi Established in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is purposed to protect human health and the environment.  One of the responsibilities of the EPA is to provide guidance on how to […]

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Date Written: February 5, 2018 Author: Derek Prince

Did You Know the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has Assembled an Expert Panel to Begin Discussions about Developing a Compendial Rapid Sterility test? By Derek Prince With an incubation period of at least 14 days, it’s no secret that the current compendial sterility tests are too long for a variety of industries and product types. […]

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