Oct. 16, 2008
Cartridge Filters Provide Sterile Filtration for Solvent-based Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

Millipore Corporation, a Life Science company providing technologies, tools and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, announces the availability of Solvex cartridge filters. The filters provide customers with cost-efficient, sterile filtration for solvent-based active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).

Solvex filters are suitable for the filtration of a wide variety of organic solvents and are scalable to meet customers' changing process needs. The filter's robust design promotes a consistent, repeatable manufacturing process that is characterized by high-capacity, low extractables and resistance to thermal and hydraulic stress. Solvex cartridge filters can be reused multiple times, promoting an economical filtration process. They are available in 10-, 20- and 30-inch sizes and can be steamed in place up to 135°C.