AGAWAM, Mass., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Microtest Laboratories, a leading single source provider of contract analytical solutions, is adding dissolution testing to its current suite of analytical testing and stability services.
"The addition of dissolution testing is the perfect complement to our portfolio of services," said Steven Richter, Ph. D., President and Scientific Founder of Microtest Laboratories (www.microtestlabs.com). "By offering an even more comprehensive array of assays, we're increasing the convenience, efficiency, and value that we deliver as a single, preferred provider of contract laboratory services."
Dissolution is a compendial method used to measure a drug's rate of release from its dosage form. It is a complement to other analytical assays - potency and related substances (Microtest already offers both) - that characterize the dosage form.
Dissolution is typically used:
Dissolution is a sample preparation technique. Samples still need to be analyzed separately, usually by Microtest's HPLC or UV Spectroscopy testing. Typical samples are oral dosage forms, although it can also be used on topicals and transdermal systems.
Microtest's analytical testing processes follow guidelines from all major standards authorities, including the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the Japanese and European Pharmacopoeias, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).
Visit the Microtest website at www.microtestlabs.com, or call 1-800-631-1680.
Microtest is a leader in testing services and contract manufacturing for the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology industries. Based in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA, the company's expertise and flexible processes enhance product safety and security, accelerate time to market, and minimize supply chain disruption. For more information, visit www.microtestlabs.com or call 1-413-786-1680 or toll-free 1-800-631-1680.
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