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July 30, 2018

FDA Guidance on Elemental Impurities Affects Animal Health Customers

Elemental impurities, such as arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury are ubiquitous in nature. They are also toxic to humans and animals at certain levels. Because these elements are often part of mined minerals used in the manufacture of drug products and/or drug containment systems, they can have an impact on the quality of a drug. <br />
West Pharma

Pharmaceutical Market Unit

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