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Depyrogenation Oven Calibration

For biopharmaceutical companies, depyrogentation ovens play an important role in the production of sterile products. Depyrogenation oven is the process of removing pyrogens which are substances that can cause fevers or other adverse reactiosn when injected in to the body. Proper calibration of depyrogenation oves is important to maintain their performance for the safety of pharmaceutical products. GL Technologies is an ISO 17025 certified company providing equipment calibrations for biopharmaceutical organizations throughout California. With a team of qualified experts, we can provide both equipment calibration and certification, along with IQ/OQ/PQ services.

To speak with the experts about your depyrogenation oven calibration needs, please fill out our online form or give us a call!


What is a Depyrogenation Oven?

A depyrogenation oven is a very specialized piece of equipment that is used in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to remove pyrogens from items like vials and ampoules that need a high level of sterility. The depyrogenation process involves subjecting items to high temperatures for a certain duration, eliminating pyrogens and maintaining a sterile environment for further use. They play an important role in the production of pharmaceutical products and medical devices that need to meet strict regulatory control and standards.

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Why is Calibration Important?

Depyrogenation ovens are designed to reach and maintain high temperatures to remove pathogens from glassware equipment, and other items used in the production process. Over the course of time, general factors like wear and tear, and temperature deviations can affect the reliability of these ovens. Calibration works to verify that the ovens are working correctly and consistently.

Regulatory Compliance

All biopharmaceuticals must comply with regulatory requirements to maintain both product quality and safety. Calibration of depyrogenation ovens is an important part of quality contorl process and is often mandaged by authorities like the FDA. Regular calibration of the ovens demonstrates that they are operating within acceptable limits and also provides documented evidence of compliance during audits or inspections.

Product Quality

To eliminate potential sources of contamination, depyrogenation is an important step in the manufacturing process. Inaccurate temperatures can compromise the effectiveness of the process, leading to the presence of contaminants like pyrogens in the final product. Calibrations makes sure the oven is achieving the required temperature, time, and heat distribution to provide reliable depyrogenation. This helps to maintain the quality and safety of pharmaceutical products.

Process Reliability

Calibration works to identify any deviations from the required operating conditions. By detecting and fixing these deviations early, the risk of inconsistent depyrogenation cycles is reduced. A calibrated oven provides accurate temperature control and reduces the need for re-runs or additional cycles, which improves process efficiency. This will save time and resources for a smooth manufacturing workflow.

Key Considerations

Calibration Frequency

How frequently the calibration is performed is determined on factors such as oven usage, industry standards, and regulation requirements. In general, ovens should be calibrated annually or semi-annually but can vary depending on the oven type and its usage.

Temperature Mapping

Temperature mapping involves an assessment of the uniformity of temperature distribution within the oven. This is important to make sure that all parts of the oven, including the shelves and corners achieve and maintain the required depyrogenation temperature. Temperature mapping should be performed during initial oven validation and periodically as part of the overall calibration process.


Organizations need to maintain detailed documentation of all calibration activities dones, including the dates of calibration, measurements, the adjustments made, and any deviations that were identified. This documentation will serve as evidence of compliance and provides a reference for future calibration cycles.

Why GL-Tec?

The GL Technologies team has the experience and equipment to calibrate all types of display equipment accurately. We understand the importance of accurate measurements in your specific industry, and we're committed to providing you with reliable, traceable calibration services.

Our calibration services are ISO 17025 accredited, and we follow strict quality control procedures. Your equipment is calibrated to the highest standards. We also provide fast turnaround times, so you can get back to work with minimal downtime.

To speak with the experts about your depyrogenation oven calibration needs, please fill out our online form or give us a call!



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