Pharma Focus Asia

Use of TOC Analysis in the Pharmaceutical Industry

This webinar will walk through the process and benefits implementing the use of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in Pharmaceutical. We will talk through the use of TOC analysis in Pharmaceutical water, for performing Cleaning Validation, Replacing HPLC with TOC for CV, for checking the extractable and leachable organics from Plastics used in packaging of pharmaceutical products.

Participants will learn about:

  • Application areas of TOC in Pharma Industry
  • Pharmacopeia compendia for TOC in UPW
  • Monitoring leachable and extractable in plastics used for packaging the pharmaceutical product as per the new chapter of USP <661>.
  • TOC used for Cleaning Validation
  • Replacing HPLC with TOC for Cleaning Validation
  • Benefits of at-line and online sampling

Participants will learn about various application areas where a TOC can help them to comply with all the regulatory requirements. This will help them to understand their process and needs which can be for a water system, or for a Cleaning Validation in lab/at-line/on-line; or to comply with USP 661 for plastic packaging systems.

Who should attend:

  • QA personnel in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • QC personnel in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Validation personnel in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Operations personnel in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Engineering teams in Pharmaceutical Industry
Rohit Chakravorty

Rohit Chakravorty

Product Application Specialist- India


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Rohit is an Application Specialist with GE Analytical Instruments responsible for providing application support in India, SAARC and ASEAN region. He is responsible for helping pharmaceutical industry to become familiar with TOC applications notably in cleaning validation and Real-Time-Release-Testing (RTRT) of Pharmaceutical water. Rohit is experienced in guiding customers in successful transition from HPLC to TOC cleaning validation. The work involved TOC limit calculation and optimizing protocols for soluble and insoluble API.

Prior to joining GE, Rohit was Research Assistant at Sun Pharmaceutical in India handling a varied type of scientific instrumentation.

Rohit holds a Masters in Biotechnology (Gold Medalist) from Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil University in India.