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The Oxoid range of products for use in aseptic process simulations in the pharmaceutical industry includes Cold filterable Tryptone Soya Broth (cfTSB) and Cold filterable Vegetable Peptone Broth (VPB). These high quality media are ideal for use as a liquid placebo or as a growth medium added after processing of a solid placebo.
Oxoid Cold filterable TSB and VPB are now available in 10 and 20 litre volume BioProcess Containers (BPCs); other sizes are custom-made. BPCs are single-use, flexible, low-density polyethylene storage containers engineered specifically for pharmaceutical applications.
The DuPont Qualicon RiboPrinter® microbial characterization system is available from Oxoid in Europe, Canada and Australia and provides an automated genetic fingerprint ( RiboPrint™ pattern) of any bacterium in less than 8 hours.
The Quanti-Cult Plus® range of ready-to-use quality control micro-organisms is ideal for use in pharmaceutical applications, such as bacteriostasis and fungistasis testing, microbial limit testing, bioburden testing, growth promotion testing and method validation. Quanti-Cult Plus® are safe and convenient to use, delivering consistent counts of less than 100 colony-forming units (CFU).
Oxoid and Remel, world leading microbiology brands, have introduced a complete portfolio of culture media for the microbiological examination of non-sterile pharmaceutical products, as recommended in the Harmonised Microbial Limit Tests chapters in the Ph. Eur, USP and JP (current editions).