Thank you to the Royal Society of Chemistry for hosting a successful event by JPAG on Stability Challenges. Here, I will share with you some of the latest topics in industry that were highlights of the event.
Is a trip to Frankfurt in your October plans?
Broughton Laboratories are delighted to be exhibiting at the Royal Society of Chemistry Stability Challenges III Event.
At the start of June, Broughton Laboratories began work with the new Vanquish Flex – Thermo Fisher Scientific's latest UHPLC instrument. With pressure capabilities of over 1000 bar, this equipment is a dream for any analyst doing routine HPLC work. When put through its Performance Qualification (PQ) tests, %RSD values of 0.1% were achieved for peak areas. This instrument – clearly accurate and precise enough – had endless possibilities for use in our lab and we were looking forward to testing it out.
On Friday, July 28th, the FDA issued a press release announcing the new plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation. There has been much heated debate between congress, regulators, retailers, and manufacturers since the agency first released regulatory guidelines in May 2016. Through collaboration and discussions, the FDA have shared their concerns, and they are aiming to reach the right balance between regulation and supporting innovation. In order to do so, they have agreed that the industry needs more time to provide proper scientific and regulatory data. Therefore, the agency will update their guidance proposing revised timelines as follows:
Broughton Laboratories have just taken delivery of the new Vanquish Flex from Thermo Fisher Scientific to put the system through its paces in a ‘real-life’ environment. Working in collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific, we will be looking to vastly improve the efficiency of some of our most common HPLC methods.