PDA Letter Article

Future Challenges in Visual Inspection Processes

by John Shabushnig, PhD, Insight Pharma Consulting, and Markus Lankers, PhD, Mibic GmbH

Visual Inspection

The visual inspection process is a critical step in the reliable supply of high-quality injectable medicines, one required by regulatory authorities and specified in various international pharmacopeias. This important step also provides information on process performance and informs how and where to improve the manufacturing process.