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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 11:46
The anonymous blogger Chemjobber has been plying his trade as a writer for the past several years. By day, he is a process chemist at an unnamed drug/chemical manufacturer. “I'm anonymous because 'who I am' is really a distraction and it's not very interesting,” he says.
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Submitted by pharmamanufacturing on Wed, 02/25/2009 - 08:21
Today, the terrifying image of Chernobyl was invoked to describe what could happen if the pharma industry fails to deal with the problem of active ingredients within the water supply (as seen and documented in Patancheru, India.)
Submitted by Ciurczak, Emil on Fri, 03/21/2008 - 10:23
There have been reports lately about prescription drugs being found in our drinking water. The levels are relatively low, so no flares were sent up by the EPA. It is somewhat like the lead in toys from China: probably been there for some time, just not looked for until now.
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Submitted by Ciurczak, Emil on Sat, 12/08/2007 - 22:06
I had just submitted my piece on stability testing for Therapeutic Dose when a thought hit me: why do we routinely tolerate unknowns in our stability samples? According to ICH Q3B(R2), if a patient's daily dose of a drug is greater tha one gram, 0.05% "unknown" material is allowed.
Submitted by Ciurczak, Emil on Fri, 11/30/2007 - 12:03
In a rush to make headlines, another "scientific study" has been relased to the press. It seems that working at night gives you cancer. Well, isn't that special? I didn't catch any reference to other lifestyle choices in the report...or were there any? Could it be possible that a large...
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You know, I keep forgetting how much I like EAS (Eastern Analytical Symposium). This tidy, little conference in the middle of my native state (New Jersey-don't ask which exit, please) is smack in the middle of "Pharmaland." Just about every pharmaceutical company has a branch (or HQ) in the Garden State.
Submitted by Ciurczak, Emil on Fri, 11/02/2007 - 14:00
Why do pharmaceutical scientists think that "their" chemistry is unique and different from all others? I have found the solution to numerous chemical (analytical) problems in publication of polymer and surfactant companies, where Pharma people believe that it is "slumming" to go there.