Article | June 25, 2019

"Validation" Or "Qualification" – What's The Difference?

By Praveen Bezawada-Joseph

Lab laptop scientist 450x300

What is the difference between qualification and validation? This question comes up frequently with both internal and external clients. 

For those studying, manufacturing, or experimenting with delicate pharmaceuticals and biological samples, the importance of sample storage and accurate temperature monitoring is well known. From a qualification and validation perspective, the equipment and processes used for shipping, storing (whether refrigerated storage or ultra-cold storage), and other services must comply with the products’ requirements throughout the chain of custody.  The terms validation and qualification are used interchangeably and loosely at times. In this article, we’ll look at the true difference between the two, and why they are both important components in managing your valuable biological material.

VIEW THE ARTICLE!
Signing up provides unlimited access to:
Signing up provides unlimited access to:
  • Trend and Leadership Articles
  • Case Studies
  • Extensive Product Database
  • Premium Content
HELLO. PLEASE LOG IN. X

Not yet a member of Outsourced Pharma? Register today.

ACCOUNT SIGN UP X
Please fill in your account details
Login Information
I'm interested in newsletter subscriptions.
ACCOUNT SIGN UP

Subscriptions

Sign up for the newsletter that brings you the industry's latest news, technologies, trends and products.

You might also want to: