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September 25, 2017

When Silicone Oil Is Not an Option

<p>Silicone oil is commonly used as a lubricant to facilitate plunger movement in glass syringes. It is well known that silicone oil can lead to the presence of subvisible particles in a drug product, and in the case of a protein-based drug product, might induce aggregates that diminish performance, or worse, induce immunogenicity.</p>
Birgit Mueller

Dr. Birgit Müller-Chorus

Principal Technical Subject Matter Expert PFS, TCS

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