Article | March 21, 2019

Selecting The Best Pharmaceutical Mixing Equipment For Your Operations

Source: Charles Ross and Son Company

By Ken Langhorn, Technical Director, Charles Ross & Son Company

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Efficient, consistent, and repeatable mixing are virtues of successful pharmaceutical operations. But finding the right mixing equipment and vendor to achieve those qualities isn’t as simple as selecting an item from a menu. This article will guide you through what to consider when choosing the pharmaceutical mixing equipment and vendor for your facility.

Repeatability of batches and cleanability of equipment are top priorities. Batches, especially of products that have been submitted for approval or are FDA approved, must be made by mixing equipment that is proven to create consistent, error-free products. Pharmaceutical manufacturers should engage in extensive product sampling, analysis of chemical composition, and QA/QC processes to ensure mixing equipment creates consistent, repeatable batches.

This article will guide you through what to consider when choosing the pharmaceutical mixing equipment and vendor for your facility.