Note: This Technical Report has been retired by PDA and is no longer considered to represent current industry best practices. It is available for historical/research purposes only.
This Technical Report was prepared by Dr. James Agalloco and Dr. James Akers.
It contains the results of a 1992 PDA survey about current practices in validating aseptic processing. The survey questionnaire was sent to PDA members representing about 450 sites, worldwide. A total of 77 responses were received and tabulated.
Major areas covered by the survey include media fill release/quarantine practices, frequency, methods, growth promotion studies, incubation practices, personnel and environmental monitoring, use of placebos, and microbial levels for controlled areas.
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Table of Contents:
Growth Promotion Studies
Media Fill Samples
Microbial Levels for Controlled Areas
and Aseptic Processing
Aseptic Processing Technology