Hear FDA, EDQM and USP on New Requirements for Glass Packaging

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) just announced to cancel and redevelop their previously published draft proposals on the glass general chapters. New chapter proposals are scheduled to come in 2019.

Together with the industry, the pharmacopeias are currently working on new approaches for the inner surface hydrolytic test. Additionally, efforts are being made to develop a new description of the autoclave procedure for the glass grains and the surface tests to eliminate ongoing questions associated with the autoclave cycle and to establish a global standard.

At the USP - Ph. Eur. - ECA Joint Conference GLASS meets PHARMA from 6-7 June 2018 in Berlin, Germany, you will get the latest news regarding glass from FDA, EDQM, USP and Industry speakers, including: 

  • an Update of USP General Chapters <660>, <1660>, including proposed revisions
  • an Update of Ph. Eur. Chapter 3.2.1
  • Glass Delamination
  • Glass Particles (Particle Contamination in Parenterals)
  • Risk Evaluation of Elemental Impurities (EIs) from Glass
  • Glass formulations with enhanced chemical stability
  • How to prevent breakage in filling lines using an innovative technology

Use this opportunity to provide your feedback and ask your questions directly to FDA, USP, EDQM and glass experts from industry. For more details please visit the GLASS meets PHARMA conference website.

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