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Residual Solvents

The synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) may require multiple reaction steps that produce undesirable reaction byproducts or utilize various solvents that must be removed from the finished product. These solvents and byproducts may be measured with headspace gas chromatography for those volatile residual organic solvents according to the USP chapter <467> method and ICH Q3C guidelines.

Residual solvents in drug substances, excipients, and in drug products should be tested using analytical techniques to ensure levels of residual solvents are meeting criteria established by ICH Q3C guidelines. Any harmonised procedures for determining levels of residual solvents as described in the pharmacopoeias should be used, if feasible. Otherwise, manufacturers would be free to select the most appropriate validated analytical procedure for an application.

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GC 2400 System

Designed to address the needs for remote control, simplified and sustainable operations of analytical laboratories, the PerkinElmer GC 2400 System provides an innovative user experience with information on the go for effective and faster decision-making and advanced system capabilities for maximized productivity, thanks to reduced technology adoption costs and features supporting sustainability.

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HS 2400 M Headspace Autosampler

By being completely integrated into the GC workflow, the HS 2400 M Headspace Sampler communicates directly with the PerkinElmer GC 2400 GC System. The integrated technology allows users to access live status information from the headspace sampler directly on the GC detachable touchscreen, in and outside the lab.

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The OneSource® UOQ program provides an instrumentation qualification program for maximum productivity and ongoing regulatory compliance capability. The program encompasses pharmacopeial (USP, EP, and JP) compliance with a design and approach that streamlines documentation across all major models of laboratory instruments, regardless of manufacturer.

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