The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals has a full service Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory which offers a full range of pharmaceutical testing services.


Routine Quality Control Analysis

Lyophilization Cycle Development


Clinical Supply Manufacturing


Small Scale Commercial Manufacturing


Analytical Method Development and Validation


Routine Quality Control Analysis


Stability Assessment


Formulation Development


Comparator Products


Powder in a Bottle


Preformulation Studies


Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) and Excipient Release Testing


QP Release Services


Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Water KF TitratorRoutine Quality Control Analysis

The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) is dedicated to vigilant quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals. UIPs’ 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.


Routine tests performed for the quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals 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 measurements of drug substances or drug products


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