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The Effects of Humidity on Pharmaceuticals

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Humidity is often associated with frizzy hair and headaches, but varying humidity levels can have more serious consequences on lifesaving drugs. While there are a lot of moving parts that go into producing medications, maintaining safety and potency through climate control is a responsibility that lies within the pharmaceutical industry.

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Autoclaves in Action: Supplying Sterilization and Strength

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Working with a combination of steam, pressure and time, autoclaves are used to disinfect and sterilize a variety of materials. Harmful microorganisms cannot just simply be cleaned with soap and water, but when exposed to temperatures of 121 °C (205 °F) and above at high pressure they are quickly destroyed. The harsh environment of an autoclave can also strengthen some materials, making it a necessity to ensuring safety in diverse industries.

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Take Control over Safety and Quality

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Food safety and food quality are two similar terms that describe two different practices. As a result these terms are sometimes confused or mistakenly used interchangeably. Although safety and quality go hand-in-hand, they should not be confused, as the components that make up the quality of a product determine its overall safety.

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