The University of Iowa

UI Pharmaceuticals Offers a Full Range of Contract Pharmaceutical Analytical Testing

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals analytical laboratory is a full service pharmaceutical quality control laboratory which offers a full range of pharmaceutical testing options.  Our laboratories have the equipment and capability to test most major dosage forms and have experience testing thousands of different products.

Quality Control Analysis

The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) is dedicated to vigilant quality control of pharmaceuticals. Our pharmaceutical quality control laboratory has extensive experience performing analyses of in-process and finished product samples, as well as rinse or swab samples to verify cleanliness of manufacturing equipment.  For routine tests which our laboratory is not equipped to perform, we can arrange for testing to be performed at one of our qualified subcontract laboratories.

Routine tests performed for the quality control of drug substances and drug products include:

  • Chemical assay
  • Identification
  • Related substances or impurities
  • Chiral purity
  • Uniformity of dosage forms by weight variation or chemical assay
  • Dissolution
  • Disintegration
  • Appearance
  • Capsule closure
  • Hardness and friability of tablets
  • Dimensions of tablets or capsules
  • Water content
  • pH
  • Osmolality
  • Viscosity
  • Instrumental color measurement

For more information about our routine pharmaceutical quality control testing capabilities, please Contact Us, or view our Full Equipment List here.

Analysis screen