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San Diego Hygrometer Calibration

Maintaining the right environmental conditions in biopharmaceutical research laboratories is extremely important for manufacturind and transporting pharmaceutical products. Humidity measurement is important in maintaining the environment and do to this, a devicecalled a "hygrometer" is used. It's important to maintain the accuracy and reliability of hygrometers to obtain exact humidity readings. The team at GL Technologies works with a variety of biopharmaceutical organizations throughout California to calibrate and certify the equipment in their laboratories, this also includes the hygrometer. We understand the importance of equipment calibration and maintaining accurate results and staying compliant with regulatory agencies.

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


What is a Hygrometer in Biopharmaceutical Research?

A hygrometer is an instrument used to measure and monitor humidity levels in the environment. For biopharmaceuticals, the hygrometer maintains precise humidity control for various reasons that include:

Stability Testing

When it comes to products such as vaccines, protetins, and drugs, they can be sensitive to changes in humidity. Stability testing involves evaluating the integrity of these products over time under varying environmental conditions, including humidity. The hygrometer keeps track of humidity and that the levels remain with in the specified range during testing.

Manufacturing Processes

The manufacturing process in the biopharmaceutical industry is complex including fermentation, cell culture, and purification. Controlling the humidity is important for maintaining the conditions of these processes. Hygrometers help monitor humidity (and adjust) levels in cleanrooms and production areas to provide reliable results.

Quality Control

Biopharmaceutical products can be highly influenced by variations in the humidity. High humidty tends to lead to moisture absorption or microbial growth which compromises the product quality. Again, hygrometers are used to maintain the humidity levels as needed to maintain product quality.

Benefits of Hygrometer Calibration

Process Efficiency and Product Quality

Maintaining quality humidity levels is not only vital for regulatory compliance but also for maximizing process efficiency and product quality. In biopharma and pharmaceutical manufacturing, deviations in humidity can disrupt biochemical reactions, alter the physical properties of materials, and compromise the potency of formulations. By leveraging hygrometer data, organizations can fine-tune their processes, minimize variability, and improve the reproducibility of results, ultimately leading to higher product quality and consistency.

Preventing Contamination and Product Losses

Humidity fluctuations can create conducive environments for microbial growth and contamination, posing significant risks to product safety and purity. Hygrometers serve as early warning systems by alerting personnel to deviations from specified humidity ranges, allowing for fast corrective actions to be taken. By preventing contamination incidents, hygrometers help minimize the risk of product losses, costly recalls, and reputational damage, which protects both patient health and business interests.

Facilitating Research and Development Efforts

In addition to manufacturing applications, hygrometers also play an important role in research and development (R&D) activities within the biopharma and pharmaceutical industries. Whether it's the formulation of new drug compounds, the improvement of bioprocesses, or the stability testing of pharmaceutical products, precise humidity control is essential for verifying the validity and reliability of experimental results. Hygrometers provide R&D teams with the necessary data to evaluate the impact of humidity on various parameters, allowing for informed decision-making and accelerating innovation.

GL Tec and Hygrometer Calibration

As a leading biopharmaceutical equipment calibration provider dedicated to helping our clients maintain the highest quality standards, GL Technologies recognizes the importance of accurate humidity measurement in its operations. Our team understands that unreliable hygrometers can compromise product quality, regulatory compliance, and safety. To address this concern, GL Technologies has implemented a comprehensive biopharmaceutical equipment calibration program, which includes the following key elements:

Regular Calibration Schedule: GL Technologies sticks to a predetermined calibration schedule based on industry guidelines and regulatory requirements.

Traceable Standards: Calibration is performed using calibrated reference hygrometers with traceable standards so the calibration process itself is accurate and reliable.

Qualified Calibration Technicians: Calibration activities are conducted by trained and qualified technicians who have the necessary expertise to handle and calibrate hygrometers properly.

Calibration Documentation: Each hygrometer calibration is documented, including calibration date, results, and any necessary adjustments made. This documentation serves as a historical record for quality assurance purposes and helps maintain compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Hygrometer Education

Humidity Control in Biopharma: The Role of Hygrometers

Humidity control is a critical aspect of maintaining quality and potency in the biopharmaceutical industry. From production facilities to storage areas, maintaining precise humidity levels is important for preserving the integrity of sensitive materials such as drugs, vaccines, and biological samples. Let's jump in to the role of humidity control in biopharma and pharmaceuticals and explore the role of hygrometers in maintaining peak conditions.

The Science of Humidity: Hygrometers and Biopharma Innovations

Humidity, that often overlooked aspect of our environment, plays an important role in various industries, including biopharmaceuticals. From verifying the quality and potency of medications to maintaining the integrity of delicate instruments, controlling humidity is essential. Let's take a look at the science behind humidity, the role of hygrometers, and how innovations in biopharma are leveraging this understanding to drive advancements.

Why GL-Tec?

As a full-service company specializing in equipment calibration, repair, and certification services for biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. Our team has extensive experience working with sPRT calibrations along with CMMS softwareHPLC OQ validation, and fume hood certifications. Companies of all sizes rely on our team to implement, maintain, and keep their research and manufacturing processes compliant with regulatory standards. Other specialties include building maintenance systems, and mass spectrometry calibrations.

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



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