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Basics of compounding: considerations for implementing United States pharmacopeia chapter 797 pharmaceutical compounding-sterile preparations, part 18: verification of automated compounding devices for parenteral nutrition compounding and finished preparation release checks and tests

Loyd V Allen, Claudia C Okeke
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 2010, 14 (2): 142-9
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A sound quality-assurance program, which should include standard operating procedures, documentation, verification, and analytical and microbiological testing, is necessary to ensure the quality of compounded preparations. This article discusses in a practical matter verification of automated compounding devices for parenteral nutrition compounding and finished preparation release checks and tests, and provides practice clarification to the standards set forth by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.

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