Contamination can occur at any stage of product manufacture and can arise from the raw materials, cleaning materials, chemicals or equipment used in production, packaging or from degradation during storage. It can be inorganic or organic in nature andin solid or liquid form.
In many cases, the contamination can be due to visible or sub-visible particulate matter, and we are able to identify and count such particles.
For further information on particulate contamination, please see our data sheet:
We have many years experience in solving contamination problems in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. Typical examples include:
LGC has in-depth technical expertise and a wide range of technologies including: