USP Course: Analysis of Elemental Impurities - Anticipate the Upcoming Changes at USP
Based on the ongoing replacement of General Chapter <231> - Heavy Metals by the new General Chapters "Elemental Impurities" <232> (limits), <233> (procedures), and <2232> (dietary supplements), SGS provides you with the opportunity to anticipate changes and invites you to attend a Pharmacopeial Education course developed and delivered by USP.
This course covers the currently proposed elemental impurities to be controlled and their proposed limits. Participants will learn about the methodologies and testing strategies proposed in draft chapter <233> and strategies for method development and method validation when analyzing these impurities in materials that are currently tested using the USP Chapter Heavy Metals <231>. The course concludes with descriptions, advantages and disadvantages of three instrumental techniques; AA, ICP-OS and ICP-MS.
May 17, 2010
Novotel Porte D’Asnieres, Paris XVII
8h30 Welcome Registration 9h00 USP Introduction - Chapter <231> Heavy Metals
10h00 Impurities of Interest and their Toxicity
11h00 Chapter <232> Elemental Impurities - Limits, Harmonization
12h00 Interactive Exercises and Q&A
13h30 Chapter <233> Elemental Impurities – Procedures
15h30 Overview of Analytical Instrumentation
After the course, SGS invites all attendees to visit the SGS Laboratory in Clichy.
17h30 Departure of Shuttle for SGS Laboratory Tour
Issues associated with the USP chapter Heavy Metals <231> and solutions that resulted in development of Chapters <232> and <233> Scope and context of USP’s new chapters on elemental impurities (<232>, <2232> and <233>) Method development and validation strategies associated with elemental impurity determinations Procedures and acceptance criteria for elemental impurity analysis as proposed in draft chapter <233> Basic theories of operation of AA, ICP-OES, and ICP-MS instrumentation and the applicability of each to elemental analysis in pharmaceutical and dietary supplement applications Advantages and disadvantages of AA, ICP-OES, and ICP-MS for pharmaceutical and dietary supplement applications and selecting the appropriate instrument for a given situation
650€ + 19.6% VAT (127.40€) (Payment is due in full upon return and completion of the registration form).
Reserve Your Place:
To reserve your place, please complete the registration form before May 12, 2010 and submit electronically.
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