VIDEO

Thermal Analysis as a Characterization Tool in the Pharmaceutical Industry, MSN Laboratories

Introduction

A talk from the PerkinElmer Chemicals Summit – Pharmaceutical Chemicals Symposium

MSN Group is a leading pharmaceutical company with the mission to contribute to improved quality of life through sustained efforts in developing and manufacturing safe, innovative and affordable pharmaceuticals for the alleviation of life-threatening diseases. With 9 API and 5 Finished Dosage facilities (including Oncology), an integrated R&D center, and over 250 customers across 65 countries around the globe, they require fast, controlled and quality solid state analyses.

In this presentation by Dr. Vijayavitthal T. Mathad, Sr. Vice President of R&D and PSDL at MSN Laboratories, India, reviews Thermal Analysis techniques such as Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) and Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), which are proven and important tools for understanding the physiochemical properties of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in the pharmaceutical industry. The basics of TGA and DSC are discussed as well as several applications uses for the tools, and case studies collected from Dr. Mathad’s lab.