Laboratory Equipment Qualification

Lesson Code: PVL-700. Explains what is involved in laboratory equipment qualification. Includes DQ, IQ, OQ and PQ.

  • Category: Analytical Laboratory - Validation


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

- Define the terms Validation and Equipment Qualification 

- List the four stages of equipment qualification

- Describe each of the four stages of equipment qualification: Design Qualification (DQ), Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), and Performance Qualification (PQ)

- Explain the terms Calibration, Preventative Maintenance and Requalification