As a pharmaceutical processor, you’ve got to know if your analyzer can help comply with new European and U.S. regulations. A good ICP-MS machine might work — but mass spec is expensive. Fortunately, the latest (and more affordable) ICP-OES spectrometers can also do the job. They handle high matrix loads, enabling efficient analysis with simple sample prep and no added dilution.
Here’s how to test an advanced ICP-OES analyzer against the latest ICH Q3D and USP <232>, <233>, <2232> standards for determining heavy metal impurities in low-dose pharmaceuticals.