The University of Iowa

UI Pharmaceuticals has been Manufacturing and Testing Clinical Supplies for Almost 45 years

The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals offers a full range of non-sterile liquid and semisolid dosage form contract clinical supply manufacturing and testing services. Let us help you meet your needs.

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A major part of the University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals’ (UIP) core business is clinical supply manufacturing and testing. Since 1974, UIP quality clinical supply manufacturing and testing services have ensured that products are produced and tested under strict batch record, standard operating procedure, and cGMP controls. Manufacturing and testing operations are fully audited after clinical supply manufacturing and testing by the Quality Assurance Group.

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals’ (UIP) has three suites suitable for non-sterile liquid and semisolid product manufacturing: two suites are dedicated to the handling of potent/cytotoxic compounds and one suite is divided into four separate manufacturing rooms and is designed for handling less potent/toxic materials.

Each manufacturing room has its own gowning/entry way that opens from a central staging area. Differential air pressures and single pass air, along with other measures including cleaning verification, are used to prevent cross-contamination. 

Special protective suites, wireless intercoms and video feeds, and supplied air respirators are used to protect employees from exposure to potent/toxic materials.

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The area is supported with a clean, dry compressed air system and a hot loop USP Purified Water system. 

All incoming air is HEPA filtered and humidity controlled and exhausted air is double HEPA filtered.  

UIP can process controlled substances schedules I-V and most potent/cytotoxic compounds.

Processing equipment includes a Tonazi tube filler and sealer, various propeller style overhead mixers, stainless steel tanks, and Hobart planetary mixers with counter sweeps. 

Finished products can be filled into bottles, jars, or tubes or in bulk. 

Finished containers can be labeled.  If desired, patient kits can be assembled and materials shipped directly to clinical sites for smaller trials. 

For more information about our non-sterile liquids, creams, gels, and ointments manufacturing and packaging capabilities please Contact Us.  View our Full Equipment List here.