PDA 283 Technical Report No. 43: Identification and Classification of Nonconformities in Molded and Tubular Glass Containers for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Bethesda, MD
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This training course will provide manufacturers and users of glass containers with valuable knowledge related to the quality of glass containers including the types of defects associated with glass manufacture, the development of standardized quality criteria, and sampling plans for use in the quality decision-making process.

The development of PDA Technical Report, No. 43 (Revised 2013), Identification and Classification of Nonconformities in Molded and Tubular Glass Containers for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and associated lexicons of glass nonconformities will be described to provide participants with a solid understanding of what is and isn’t in the report and why. Through a series of presentations accompanied by visual depictions of glass nonconformities, participants will be provided with a review of current best practices for identification and classification of visual nonconformities in glass containers. The training course will also present criteria such as the development and use of appropriate sampling plans for incoming inspection of glass containers and the appropriate application of acceptable quality limits for accept/reject decisions. The importance of the partnership between glass manufacturers and the pharmaceutical company using the glass containers in establishing glass container quality specifications will be emphasized.

Upon completion of this training course, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Summarize current best practices for identification and classification of visual nonconformities in glass containers
  2. Discuss the development and use of appropriate sampling plans for incoming inspection of glass containers and the appropriate application of acceptable quality limits for accept/reject decisions
  3. Describe the appropriate documentation and training for personnel involved in glass in section and disposition decisions
  4. Explain the importance of a partnership between glass manufacturers and the pharmaceutical company using the glass containers in establishing glass container quality specifications

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Register by 20 September 2024

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$899

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$699

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$699

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$699

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$1,079

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Member Price

$999

GovernmentMember Only

$699

Health AuthorityMember Only

$699

AcademicMember Only

$699

Non-Member

$1,199

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CANCELLATION: If a cancellation request is received 30 days before the event, a credit (registration fee paid minus a 200.00 USD/EUR processing fee) will be given. No credits will be given for cancellation requests received less than 30 days before the event. Cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected].

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ACCOMMODATIONS

The following hotels are located near the training course location:

Hilton Garden Inn
7301 Waverly Street
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814

Residence Inn Marriott Bethesda Downtown
7335 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

How to Get Here
By Air The following airports are near the training course location: Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
By Car There is a parking garage located at the training course location. The fee is $13/day. Please take your car with you once the training course has ended. After 18:00 hours, you will not be able to access the building or parking garage from the outside.
By Other Options Metro: Ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location. Amtrak: Ride Amtrak and depart at Union Station. From Union Station, ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.