Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Continuous Microbial Monitoring For Pharmaceutical Waters

continuous on-line microbial monitor for pharmaceutical waters
Monitoring process water microbial counts in the pharmaceutical industry has traditionally been a time consuming, hands-on operation. Sample preparation, plate counting, stains, reagents, and the time required to get results has kept microbial monitoring a cumbersome task that provides only snapshots of the process water quality at the time of sampling.

Mettler Toledo has introduced its Model 7000RMS, a continuous on-line microbial monitoring system for purified water and water for injection. The system uses advanced laser based technology to provide immediate detection and quantification of microorganisms. Particles as small as .52 microns can be detected, and the monitor uses recent advancements in spectroscopic technology to differentiate between microbial and inert particles.

The 7000RMS puts on-line analytics for microbial contamination on the same timeline as TOC and conductivity, with all three critical aspects now subject to real time measurement.

The white paper included below delivers a deeper and more detailed view of the technology and the how the system works. Detailed application and product information is available from product specialists.