Dissolution: Theory and Best Practices in Irvine, CA

Space is limited to 12, so register early! 

Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the lecture begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.  

The schedule for both days is 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

January 30, 2013 - January 31, 2013

Course Descriptions

Dissolution: Theory and Best Practices

This two-day course augments the classroom lecture found in USP’s Dissolution Basics course with one day of hands-on laboratory training. It covers the fundamentals of dissolution testing with the objective to support the dissolution scientist in understanding the importance and fundamentals of dissolution. The focus is on dissolution tests conducted on either Apparatus 1 or Apparatus 2 per USP General Chapter <711>.

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to attendees who successfully pass a lecture test and complete the hands-on PVT course.

Noncomplex Drug Substances, Products, and Excipients

This course will enable scientists to understand

4 USP’s perspective on dissolution through

historical highlights

4 Compendial dissolution testing

4 How PVT acceptance criteria are established

4 Analytical instrument qualification: installation (IQ),

operational (OQ), and performance (PQ)

- Apparatus setup

- Vessels

- Paddles and baskets

- Other operational parameters


4 Sources of variability in the dissolution results

4 How to conduct a dissolution test under the guidance

of a “USP Approved Instructor”

Who Should Participate: 

Intended for Dissolution chemists, analytical chemists, and laboratory technicians who are new to dissolution or need a refresher course on the topic

Dates Offered

Homburg/Saar, Germany
North Brunswick, NJ, United States
Chatsworth, CA, United States
66424 Homburg , Germany
North Brunswick, NJ, United States

Registration Information

Regular Price Information: 


Early Discount Information: 

$850 Save $100 by registering on or before January 9, 2013

Group Discount Information: 

$850 for 3 or more from the same company (contact pharmed@usp.org for code).


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United States
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