Tag Archives: pharmaceutical crystallization

Novel Crystallization Techniques – Cambridge Information Sharing Event

On the afternoon of May 5, Millennium Pharmaceuticals will host a Crystallization Information Sharing Event at their site in Cambridge, MA.  Continue reading

Association for Crystallization Technology 17th Larson Workshop

I am looking forward to attending the upcoming Larson Workshop hosted by the Association for Crystallization Technology and Bristol-Myers Squibb starting October 3. Continue reading

Implications of a Well-Designed Crystallization Process

well-designed crystallization processCrystallization is a critical process for the purification and isolation of chemical compounds in the manufacture of many fine chemical and pharmaceutical products. The results of the crystallization step have far reaching impacts on overall process efficiency and final product quality. Crystallization is also a very difficult process to effectively optimize and control. Crystallization is inherently complicated simply by being a process involving the creation and formation of solid particles.

Timothy A. Bell, of DuPont Engineering Research and Technology, wrote a review of the challenges of scaling-up particulate processes where he stated: Continue reading