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Process Validation Case Study: Know What You Know... and What You Don't


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Transfer troubles.

A company executed site transfer and design transfer together for a newly developed product without an in-depth understanding of the product and its manufacturing process. The lack of detailed product specifications, in-depth process design, and full process validation left the program team searching for a baseline to deem the product as acceptable once the design and equipment was transferred to its new location. The result? The program experienced setbacks in implementation and found itself handling a larger-than-ideal number of nonconforming lots.

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