Parameters for Stability Studies on Cosmetics

Cosmetic products have been in use since time immemorial but in the recent past there has been an upsurge in demand for personal healthcare and beauty products due to increased awareness. USA and European Union were traditionally the leading markets but other developing economies have also contributed to market growth of such products. Regulatory bodies […]

Factors Resulting in Degradation of Food Products

Stability studies on pharmaceuticals were covered in an earlier article. Foods constitute another important area and are essential for sustenance of human and animal life. The present article covers some of the physico-chemical changes that take place in foods resulting in their deterioration. Used by date Vs Best before date Today superstores are flooded with […]

Essential Requirements for Conducting Stability studies on Pharmaceuticals

The prime objective of conducting stability studies on pharmaceutical dosage forms is to define the shelf life under recommended storage conditions. In the interest of patient safety the dosage form should be guaranteed for its quality, safety and efficacy throughout its shelf life under prescribed storage conditions. The shelf life should be decided taking into […]

Importance of Stability Studies

Apart from air and water humans require both natural and man-made commodities for sustenance. Foods and pharmaceuticals constitute the major chunk of such commodities.All manmade products for human consumption reach you with an expiry date which is decided by the manufacturer on the basis of stability of the product under normal storage conditions. Preservatives are […]

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