Lesson Code: PPL-1211. This e-Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an overview of how in vitro dissolution is performed in the laboratory. The various stages of the dissolution testing process are described along with the components of a dissolution apparatus and the equipment used for both manual and automatic sampling.

  • Category: Analytical Laboratory - Practices


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

  • List the four stages of an in vitro dissolution testing process
  • Describe what is involved in the dissolution process stages
  • Name the two most commonly used types of dissolution apparatus
  • Describe the main components of a dissolution apparatus
  • Explain the difference between manual and automatic sampling
  • Provide examples of manual sampling equipment
  • Describe how an autosampler works

KEYWORDS: Analysis, Analytical Techniques, Basket Apparatus, Control Panel, Dissolution, Paddle Apparatus, Results, Sampling, Stirring Elements, Vessels, Vessel Covers, Water Bath