Non-sterile pharmaceutical water: source of life and/or potential carrier for opportunistic pathogens

Last updated on 6-9-2022 by Céline Vanhee

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The access to water has played an important role in shaping the modern world. Evidently, this molecule is also one of the major resources utilized by the pharmaceutical industry. Water can be present as an excipient or might be used for reconstitution of products, during synthesis, during production of the finished product or as a cleaning agent for rinsing vessels, equipment, primary packaging materials, etc. Depending on the pharmaceutical application, different grades of water quality might be required. The European pharmacopoeia provides quality standards for water for injections (WF

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