Lesson Code: PUA-1251. This e-Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an understanding of the most common types of contaminants in water and the different treatment processes that can be used to purify water before it is used in a pharmaceutical manufacturing process.

  • Category: Finished Dose - Processes


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

  • Explain the importance of water in a pharmaceutical plant
  • Describe the common types of contaminants found in untreated water
  • Explain the main methods used to treat and purify water in a pharmaceutical plant

KEYWORDS: Colloids, Distillation, Ions, Ion Exchange, Microorganisms, Organics, Particulates, Reverse Osmosis, Semipermeable Membrane, Ultraviolet (UV) Light