Glossary

Process Analytical Technologies (PAT)

February 27, 2012

According to the FDA, Process Analytical Technologies are systems for analysis and control of manufacturing processes based on timely measurements of critical quality parameters and performance attributes of raw and in-process materials and processes to assure acceptable end product quality at the completion of the process. PATs involve optimal applications of process analytical chemistry tools, feedback process control strategies, information management tools, and/or product/ process optimization strategies to the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
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