Saturday, 27 July 2013

What is Cleaning Validation?

Cleaning Validation


Cleaning validation is one of the important process which is carried out in pharmaceutical industry. Let us check it out what is cleaning validation,  and some points about cleaning validation.

Cleaning validation is for pharmaceutical finished products, APIs (Active pharmaceutical Ingredient), Excipients and pharmaceutical packaging.

Cleaning Validation Definition





"It is the process of documented evidence that the cleaning method which are employed in the pharmaceutical industry control the potential carryover of the product (include intermediate or impurities), cleaning agents or the extraneous material into subsequent product to a level which is below predetermined level  "

Cleaning Validation Sampling





  1. Swab Analysis
  2. Rinsing
  3. Other appropriate and specified methods

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