SCHEDULE OF TEST PARAMETERS FOR DRUGS & COSMETICS


Raw Materials & Finished products as per IP/BP/USP

Assay

Bacillus Spores

Calcium by Flame Photometer

Clarity and Colour

Clostridium

Colour Tintometer

Defoaming activity

Disintegration time (Enteric coated)

Dissolution Test

Distillation Range

D-Panthenol

E.coli, Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus, Total Bacterial Count, Standard Plate Count, Yeast and Mold, Pseudomonas

Enzymes

Estimation using Colour development / UV [except Vitamin A]

Friability, Disintegration time (all except enteric coated)

Identification

Impurity

Limit test

Lithium by Flame Photometer

Loss on drying / Karl Fischer / loss on Ignition / Loss on drying in Vacuum / Sulphated ash / Residue on Ignition

Melting Point / Boiling Point / Freezing Point

Microbial Identification

Microbiological Assay of Vitamins and Antibiotics

Fatty acid Composition

Residual Solvents, OVI, upto 4 solvents

Particulate Matter

pH, Acidity / Alkalinity

Phenyle as per Drug Act

Potassium by Flame Photometer

Raw Material – General analysis

Refractive Index

Refractive Index, Specific Optical Rotation

Related Substances

Rideal Walker Coefficient

Selenium

Simethicone

Sodium by Flame Photometer

Solubility

Sterility

Sterility of Blood

Sulphur dioxide

Total Microbial Count

Uniformity of Content

Uniformity of dispersion

Uniformity of Weight (Ointment / Syrup)

Uniformity of Weight (Tablet / Capsule)

Viscosity / Consistency

Vitamins 

Weight per ml, Specific gravity

Weight per ml, Specific gravity, Density