ASTM E1298 - 06

    Standard Guide for Determination of Purity, Impurities, and Contaminants in Biological Drug Products

    Active Standard ASTM E1298 | Developed by Subcommittee: E55.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.02


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    Significance and Use

    This guide suggests analytical methods generally applied within the pharmaceutical industry to identify and quantitate the level of impurities and contaminants present in the preparation of a biological drug product. These methods are not intended to be all-inclusive. The methods used by an individual manufacturer must be specific to the product and process of production.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers the concepts of purity, impurity, and contamination in biological drug products.

    1.2 This guide suggests methods for determination of impurities and contaminants in such products.

    1.3 This guide is arranged as follows:

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 11.120.10 (Medicaments)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E1298-06

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