Quality by Design for Biopharmaceuticals: Principles and Case Studies

Quality by Design for Biopharmaceuticals: Principles and Case Studies

Editor(s): Anurag S. Rathore, Rohin Mhatre

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470282335

Online ISBN: 9780470466315

DOI: 10.1002/9780470466315

About this Book

The concepts, applications, and practical issues of Quality by Design

Quality by Design (QbD) is a new framework currently being implemented by the FDA, as well as EU and Japanese regulatory agencies, to ensure better understanding of the process so as to yield a consistent and high-quality pharmaceutical product. QbD breaks from past approaches in assuming that drug quality cannot be tested into products; rather, it must be built into every step of the product creation process.

Quality by Design: Perspectives and Case Studies presents the first systematic approach to QbD in the biotech industry. A comprehensive resource, it combines an in-depth explanation of basic concepts with real-life case studies that illustrate the practical aspects of QbD implementation.

In this single source, leading authorities from the biotechnology industry and the FDA discuss such topics as:

  • The understanding and development of the product's critical quality attributes (CQA)
  • Development of the design space for a manufacturing process
  • How to employ QbD to design a formulation process
  • Raw material analysis and control strategy for QbD
  • Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and how it relates to QbD
  • Relevant PAT tools and applications for the pharmaceutical industry
  • The uses of risk assessment and management in QbD
  • Filing QbD information in regulatory documents
  • The application of multivariate data analysis (MVDA) to QbD

Filled with vivid case studies that illustrate QbD at work in companies today, Quality by Design is a core reference for scientists in the biopharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, and students.

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