Monday, 11 February 2013

USP Microbiology Workshop

Microbiological Control of Compendial Articles: A USP Workshop on Current Status and Future Directions of Compendial Standards

March 18–19, 2013, USP Meetings Center, Rockville, MD

The workshop will present information on revisions to current USP Microbiology
chapters and potential and draft chapters in the areas of:

Bioburden control of nonsterile products, Microbiological Control and Monitoring of Aseptic Processing Environments.

Sterilization methods, Validation of alternate microbiological methods, Rapid/Modern microbiological
methods, Depyrogenation methods and Endotoxin Limits.


A roundtable on the recent contamination related issues in sterile compounding is also on the hot topics covered.

Key Objectives Include
  • Providing an overview of recent and current work of the USP General
  • Chapters Microbiology Expert Committee through new and revised
  • chapters and chapter proposals in order to solicit feedback on the
  • committee’s current and future standards-setting activities
  • Fostering conversation that focuses on better understanding the needs
  • of stakeholders
Speakers representing USP Microbiology Expert Committee, FDA, European Pharmacopeia and Japanese Pharmacopeia are scheduled to speak

For additional details visit the link USP Workshop on Compendial Microbiology

Or contact:

Radhakrishna Tirumalai

Posted by Tim Sandle

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