Revised Ph. Eur. Chapter on Raman Spectroscopy introducing PAT

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The revised General Ph. Eur. Chapter on Raman Spectroscopy (2.2.48) comes into operation on April 1, 2016. The Chapter now includes hand-held devices and adaption to PAT purposes. Find out more about the revised  Ph. Eur. Raman Spectroscopy chapter.

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The revision of the General Ph. Eur. Chapter on Raman Spectroscopy (2.2.48) comes into operation on April 1, 2016.

The revised Chapter has been published in Ph. Eur. Supplement 8.7. It has been completely rewritten to include now available handheld devices and adaption to Process Analytical Technology (PAT). Raman Spectroscopy has received more and more attention in pharmaceutical industry. Hand-held instruments are suitable for rapid identification purposes for example in the incoming goods control of raw and packaging materials.

Hand-held instruments require different tolerances for wavenumber scale verification than benchtop models. Therefore, an inter-laboratory study was organized and the results have been published in a corresponding paper titled “Rationale for the update of the European…

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