New brochure from Copley Scientific showcases upgraded solids dosage testing range

22 March 2013; Nottingham UK: A new brochure from Copley Scientific – Quality Solutions for the Testing of Pharmaceuticals – provides a wealth of information for those seeking help with the interpretation and application of regulatory guidance, as well as highlighting new additions to the company’s extensive range of solids dosage testing equipment.

New products include the DissoMate dissolution media preparation station, the DissoFract dissolution off-line fraction collector, new accessories for testing semi-solids and upgrades to the popular range of dissolution and disintegration testers. Furthermore an expansion of the range of easy-to-use tools now support the calibration of dissolution testing apparatus according to the very latest US pharmacopoeia (USP) and FDA specifications. The brochure covers tablets and capsules, suppositories, powders, transdermals, creams and ointments, and is freely downloadable from the Copley Scientific website where the digital version can also be viewed online www.copleyscientific.com.

Copley Scientific places strong emphasis on manufacturing durable, well-designed equipment in the UK and supports this offering with education and training that help to maximize productivity. The new brochure exemplifies this approach. It highlights changes and additions to the pharmacopoeias and regulatory guidance and explains in straightforward, easily understood language how to develop and apply effective testing strategies.

The new range of easy-to-use calibration tools support compliance with the recently introduced enhanced USP and FDA specifications for tablet dissolution apparatus based on enhanced mechanical calibration (EMC). The upgrades to the dissolution and disintegration testers also feature new digital heaters capable of heating to target rapidly without overshoot; controlling temperature to within a tolerance of +/-0.1o C.This enhancement helps to support accurate maintenance of the 37o C +/- 0.5o C applied during testing.

To find out more about either of these products or any other aspect of the Copley Scientific range visit: www.copleyscientific.com

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About Copley Scientific

Copley Scientific is recognised as the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of inhaler test equipment and is a major provider of testing systems for other pharmaceutical dosage forms. The company is also active in detergent testing, air sampling and aerosol characterisation.

Copley Scientific’s pharmaceutical product range includes test equipment for: delivered dose uniformity and aerodynamic particle size measurement of metered-dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, nebulizers and nasal sprays; as well as tablets (dissolution, disintegration, friability and hardness) capsules, powders, suppositories and transdermals.

Copley Scientific has offices in the UK and Switzerland. The company works in partnership with aerosol particle science experts MSP Corporation in North America, and also distributes MSP Corporation’s air sampling and aerosol characterisation products throughout Europe.

Serving the pharmaceutical and associated industries, Copley Scientific offers an extensive range of equipment for research, development and quality control, as well as full validation and aftersales services. This broad range of products is supplied and supported worldwide through a network of specialist distributors. www.copleyscientific.com