This topic will discuss the methods of sterilization to be used on medical devices and pharmaceutical products. Understanding the regulations pertaining to sterilization of products will help to decide with method to use for your product. The advantages and disadvantages of each will be discussed. Validation of each sterilization method will be discussed and how best to prove to a regulatory body the products being treated are considered sterile.
Areas Covered in the session:
- Regulations relating to sterilization of products
- Methods of sterilization
- Why one method is used over another
- Validations of the sterilizations method
- Parametric release
Who will benefit:
This webinar will provide valuable assistance to the following personnel in pharma, biopharma and food manufacturing companies:
- Quality Assurance
- Quality Control
- Quality system auditors
- Microbiology analysts and technicians
- Regulatory and Compliance Management
Carl Patterson is a seasoned Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Aseptic Processing, and Quality Assurance Professional who is based in San Diego, California. As soon as he discovered the importance of biotechnology in the area, he was inspired to enter the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. However, his avid interest in all things biology, microbiology, and biochemistry officially began when he served in the U.S. Army as a Preventative Medicine Specialist and a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
To date, Carl has now garnered over two decades’ worth of extensive hands-on expertise. Currently, he is the Chief Consultant of his very own consultant business called aseptic-process.net, where he specializes in the aseptic processing of pharmaceutical products in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector. Recently, he is in the process of creating webinars so he can share pertinent information about pharmaceutical manufacturing from a microbiological perspective.
Furthermore, Carl holds various degrees and certifications, including an M.S. in Biomedical Quality Systems from San Diego State University, a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Texas, and Specialized Certificates in QA/QC & Biotechnology from UCSD.