Inhaler Testing Brochure 2010 now available from Copley Scientific

25 November 2009; Nottingham, UK: ‘Quality Solutions for Inhaler Testing – 2010’ the new and significantly expanded brochure from Copley Scientific, provides a comprehensive guide to characterising orally inhaled and nasal drug products (OINDPs). Describing in detail how to use Copley Scientific’s extensive range of inhaler test equipment it is the perfect reference document for those seeking to interpret regulatory guidance and understand the very latest test methodologies.

As a world leading supplier of inhaler test equipment, Copley Scientific is able to review and describe best practice in this field. Participation in expert groups such as the European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group, and a network of industrial contacts, ensure that the company’s product offering reflects and anticipates the very latest requirements of the sector.

The new brochure makes reference to the changing regulatory environment resulting from the adoption of ICH Q8, Q9 and Q10, as well as detailing very specific changes in, for example, regulatory requirements for nebuliser testing. Showcasing Copley Scientific’s extensive range of routinely used cascade impactors, it also introduces new additions, including: abbreviated impactors for rapid screening; dissolution testing equipment for inhaled drugs; and a series of semi-automation devices that streamline cascade impactor measurement, amongst many others.

CAPTION: Quality Solutions for Inhaler Testing – 2010

About Copley Scientific

Copley Scientific is recognised as the world’s leading manufacturer of inhaler test equipment and is a major supplier of test equipment for pharmaceutical solid dosage forms, including tablet dissolution, disintegration, friability, hardness and powder testers. The company has offices in the UK and Switzerland and a partnership with aerosol particle science experts MSP Corporation in North America. Copley’s broad range of testing products for metered-dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, nebulizers and nasal sprays are supplied and supported worldwide through close relationships with specialist distributors. Serving the pharmaceutical and associated industries, Copley offers an extensive range of equipment for research, development and quality control, as well as full validation and aftersales service, providing a single source for products that meet individual needs.