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METHOD FOR MONITORING DRYING OPERATIONS OF PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENTS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000197670D
Publication Date: 2010-Jul-19

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Abstract

A technique for monitoring drying operations of pharmaceutical ingredients is disclosed. The monitoring technique described herein proposes the use of catalytic bead sensors to monitor the presence of adsorbed organic solvents in solid active pharmaceutical ingredients as these materials are dried. The monitoring technique provides an accurate as well as cost effective way of performing drying operations.