Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Handbook: Regulations and Quality / Edition 1

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With its coverage of Food and Drug Administration regulations, international regulations, good manufacturing practices, and process analytical technology, this handbook offers complete coverage of the regulations and quality control issues that govern pharmaceutical manufacturing. In addition, the book discusses quality assurance and validation, drug stability, and contamination control, all key aspects of pharmaceutical manufacturing that are heavily influenced by regulatory guidelines. The team of expert authors offer you advice based on their own firsthand experience in all phases of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

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This book is a valuable reference … .The book contains everything you need to ensure full compliance and superior quality control. (Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine, July 2, 2008)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470259597
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Series: Pharmaceutical Development Series, #6
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 856
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.08 (h) x 1.63 (d)

Meet the Author

SHAYNE COX GAD, PhD, DABT, ATS, is the Principal of Gad Consulting Services. Dr. Gad has more than thirty years of experience as a toxicologist, statistical consultant, manager, and general consultant on research and development in the chemical, consumer product, contract testing, biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. He is the author of twenty-nine books and numerous papers, presentations, and other publications.

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Table of Contents




1.1 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Related FDA Guidelines (James R. Harris).

1.2 Enforcement of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (Kenneth J. Nolan).

1.3 Scale-Up and Postapproal Changes (SUPAC) Regulations (Puneet Sharma, Srinivas Ganta, and Sanjay Garg).

1.4 GMP-Compliant Propagation of Human Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (Eva Rohde, Katharina Schallmoser, Christina Bartmann, Andreas Reinisch, and Dirk Strunk).


2.1 National GMP Regulations and Codes and international GMP Guides and Guildelines: Correspondences and Differences (Marko Närhi and Katrina Nordström).


3.1 Analytical and Computational Methods and Examples for Designing and Controlling total Quality Management Pharmaceutical Manufacturing systems (Paul G. Ranky, Gregory N. Ranky, Richard G. Ranky, and Ashley John).

3.2 Role of Quality Systems and Audits in Phatmaceutical Manufacturing Environment (Evan B. Siegel and James M. Barquest).

3.3 Creating and Managing a Quality Management system (Edward R. Arling, Michelle E. Dowling, and Paul A. Frankel).

3.4 Quality process improement (Jyh-hone Wang).


4.1 Case for Process Analytical Technology: Regulatory and Industrial Perspectives (Robert P. Cogdill).

4.2 Process Analytical Technology (Michel Ulmschneider, Yves Roggo).

4.3 Chemical imaging and Chemometrics: Useful Tools for Process Analytical Technology (Yves Roggo and Michel Ulmschneider).


5.1 Personnel Training in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (David A. Gallup, Katherine V. Domenick, and Marge Gillis).


6.1 Origin of Contamination (Denise Bohrer).

6.2 Quantitation of Markers for Gram-Negatie and Gram-Positive Endotoxins in Work Enironment and as Contaminants in Pharmaceutical Products Using Gas Chromatography–Tandem Mass Spectrometry (Alvin Fox).

6.3 Microbiology of Nonsterile Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Ranga Velagaleti).


7.1 Stability and Shelf Life of Pharmaceutical Products (Ranga Velagaleti).

7.2 Drug Stability (Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, Harry Rodriguez, and L. Antonio Estévez).

7.3 Effect of Packaging on Stability of Drugs and Drug Products (Emmanvel O. Akala).

7.4 Pharmaceutical Product Stability (Andrew A. Webster).

7.5 Alternative Accelerated Methods for Studying Drug Stability: Variable-Parameter Kinetics (Giuseppe Alibrandi).


8.1 Analytical Method Validation: Principles and Practices (Chung Chow Chan).

8.2 Method Validation and Quality Assurance (Isabel Taverniers, Erik Van Bockstaele, and Marc De Loose).

8.3 Validation of Laboratory Instruments (Herman Lam).

8.4 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Validation Principles (E. B. Souto T. Vasconcelos D. C. Ferreira, and B. Sarmento).


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