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The four pillars of pharmaceutical validation (Free)
The four fundamental principles of validation are product and process understanding; data-driven and statistically supported action; multidisciplinary and broad-based methodology; and a holistic approach. With these universally applicable principles, you can develop compliant, effective, and efficient validation programs that suit any situation and that will comply with regulatory expectations.
General Features
Eye on Excipients: Sodium starch glycolate
Sodium starch glycolate has been used as a superdisintegrant in oral solid dosage forms for 50 years. This edition of the column traces SSG’s history, reviews market demand, and summarizes recent applications.
Back Page: Excipient variability: A very big deal sometimes (Free)
Making mini-formulations of excipients in the lab and assessing their processability and stability cannot capture the full potential for variability. It’s better to map an API’s susceptibilities to potential degradation pathways, followed by a risk-based assessment that reveals an excipient’s impurity profile.