Pharmaceutical testing can be carried out to include Total Aerobic Microbial Count (TAMC), Total Yeast and Mould Count (TYMC) and test for specified micro-organisms in accordance with the relevant harmonised Pharmacopoeial monographs and any stand alone monographs such as USP <60>.
MVS can also test purified water, raw materials and both intermediate and finished product.
Method validation to the relevant harmonised / stand alone monograph can be carried out to ensure the recovery of micro-organisms using the chosen test method.
Manufacturing areas can be environmentally tested to ensure that the area complies with the MHRA Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors (and EU GMP Annex 1).
Preservative efficacy studies can be undertaken according to the corresponding pharmacopoeial monograph.
Bactericidal, fungicidal and yeasticidal activity can be carried out on antiseptic medicinal products to Ph Eur 5.1.11.
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