Test for Asbestos in USP Talc Chapters 901 and 1901 (Live Webcast)

June 14, 2023 8:30 am
June 14, 2023 4:30 pm
Live Online Webcast

Course Description:

This course will address the implementation of updated tests for asbestos in the USP Talc monograph and associated chapters <901> and <1901>. The content will cover how to conduct and perform the testing techniques and implement them. Techniques performed less commonly will also be addressed (i.e., x-ray diffraction and polarized light microscopy).

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the updates to asbestos testing in USP Chapters <901> and <1901>
  • Summarize techniques used to detect asbestos in pharmaceutical talc and describe how to perform these techniques.
  • Interpret and explain data from x-ray diffraction and polarized light microscopy.
  • Analyze data and interpret conclusions of performing x-ray diffraction and polorized light microscopy methods in USP <901> and <1901>.
  • Describe the importance of USP Chapter <901> and <1901> as it relates to establishing the quality of talc for pharmaceutical use.

Who Should Participate:

  • Analytical scientists
  • QC/QA analysts
  • QA auditors
  • QA compendial Liaison Consultants
  • QA manager
  • QA staff
  • QC chemists
  • Academia
  • Formulators
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Excipients manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers