Residual Solvents: Take Advantage of the New Flexibility in Revised USP <467>


This webinar provides understanding of the requirements for residual solvents addressed in ICH, USP, EP and JP and focus on the recent changes to USP <467>. It will also help attendees utilize strategies to minimize the testing and resources required to meet the requirements.

This course focuses on recent changes to USP <467> which can increase flexibility and reduce workload for testing of residual solvents in raw materials and finished products. It addresses options such as whether to test raw materials or drug products, whether to use USP or alternate testing methods, when to screen for all solvents and when to test for specific solvents. Significant resources can be saved by reduced testing, and we discuss the steps necessary to do this successfully.

We’ll explain how new information on verification or validation of analytical procedures clarifies what must be done. We also talk about some of the unresolved challenges related to residual solvents compliance. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion.

Course Objective:

Upon completion of this course the learner should be able to:

• Understand the requirements for residual solvents addressed in ICH, USP, EP and JP.
• Take advantage of the flexibility introduced in the revisions to USP <467>
• Utilize strategies to minimize the testing and resources required to meet the requirements
• Verify the USP procedure (or validate alternatives) in accordance with expectations

Course Outline:

• Regulatory Landscape for Residual Solvents: ICH, USP, EP and JP
• Revision to USP <467>: improved clarity and flexibility
• Discussion on various approaches to compliance, and how to minimize resources
• Unresolved issues: solvents with poor volatility or not yet addressed

What You Get:

• Training Materials
• Live Q&A Session with our Expert
• Participation Certificate
• Access to Signup Community (Optional)
• Reward Points

Who Will Benefit:

• Quality Control Personnel
• R&D Scientists
• Laboratory Supervisors and Managers
• Quality Assurance Personnel
• Chemists/Managers
• CMC or Regulatory Affairs Personnel

Joy L. McElroy,

Upon earning a degree in Zoology at North Carolina State University, Joy began working in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in 1992 at Pharmacia & UpJohn performing Environmental Monitoring and Sterility Testing.  Her work allowed her to move into a supervisory role at Abbott Laboratories where she oversaw the Quality Control Lab.  In 1998 Joy moved to Wyeth Lederle and worked in Quality Assurance, performing GMP Compliance audits, batch record reviews, and holding annual GMP training for new employees. After working in Quality Assurance for a few years, Joy moved into Equipment Qualification and Cleaning Validation at Mallinckrodt.

With 19 years of experience as a consultant, and over 25 years total experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Joy has gained extensive knowledge of Quality Assurance, Technical Writing, Process and Cleaning Validation, and Equipment Qualification and Computer System Validation and Part 11 Compliance. She has written and executed Equipment Qualifications and Validation Protocols for numerous Companies such as Mallinckrodt, Wyeth Lederle, Merck, BioMerieux, Catalent, and Biotest, Novartis, Imprimis, Cody Laboratories, and Xceilence.

Her knowledge, experience, have made her a highly sought-after engineer, technical writer, and trainer in both the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.  Joy specializes in Equipment Qualification, Cleaning Validation, and GMP Compliance Auditing, and technical writing, and GMP, Audit Preparation, and SOP writing training, Computer System Validation and Part Compliance.

In 2019 she opened her own company, McElroy Training and Consultancy, LLC which provides consultants for various projects as well as on and off - site training to pharmaceutical and biotech companies throughout the United States.
Joy also spends her time mentoring and speaking as an Empowerment Speaker. Her goal is to empower people all over the world to live their dreams though implementing 5 simple techniques she has learned and applied through the years.

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