Lesson Code: PUA-520. The principles of crystallization, why it is used in the API industry, and the key parameters that affect pharmaceutical crystal production.
After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:
- Explain what is meant by the terms 'crystal' and 'crystillization' as they are used in API manufacturing
- Describe the purpose of a solvent in crystillization and give an example
- List and explain the key steps in a crystillization process
- List and explain the process variables that affect the crystillization process
- Describe the purpose of a seed crystal
- Describe the purpose and process of recrystillization