Chemical Reactions – Introduction

Lesson Code: PUA-500. Explains how to control a chemical reaction by monitoring the critical process variables.

  • Category: API Manufacturing - Processes


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Explain what kinds of chemical reactions are used in API manufacturing

- Explain why chemical reactions must be controlled

- Distinguish between starting materials and intermediate materials

- Explain why impurities must be controlled in a chemical reaction

- Explain what is meant by yield in a chemical reaction

- List the common process variables in a chemical reaction

- Recognize the importance of following batch production records