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Current Pharmaceutical Analysis


ISSN (Print): 1573-4129
ISSN (Online): 1875-676X

Review Article

Quality by Design (QbD): A Comprehensive Understanding and Implementation in Pharmaceuticals Development

Author(s): Sarita S. Pawar, Yash S. Mahale*, Prachi A. Kalamkar, Rohini A. Satdive, Sujata K. Sonawane and Sneha P. Bhapkar

Volume 19, Issue 9, 2023

Published on: 14 September, 2023

Page: [677 - 686] Pages: 10

DOI: 10.2174/1573412919666230914103355

Price: $65


Quality by Design (QbD) is a systematic approach for improvement that stresses product and process and begins with a predetermined objective, as recommended by the USFDA and International Council Harmonization (ICH). Regulatory bodies frequently highlight the use of ICH quality criteria, which include Q8, Q9, Q10, and Q11. The differentiation between the traditional and QbD helps to study the risk assessment and technique for developing new products. There are a few steps involved in pharmaceutical and Analytical QbD. Various factors were used for the study of QbD, such as Analytical Target Product Profile (ATPP), Risk Assessment Quality Design Space, Control Strategy, etc. Critical Quality Attribute (CQA) may be understood and analyzed via a way of means of understanding the goods and technique and risk evaluation is useful for effective verbal exchange among FDA and industry, research/improvement and production, and amongst a couple of production sites inside the company. Life-cycle management of analytical procedure begins off evolving with the establishment of ATP and maintains until the approach is in use. The design of the experiment (DoE) involves the Q8 guidelines. DoE has been used in the rational development and optimization of analytical methods. Culture media composition, mobile phase composition, flow rate, and time of incubation are input factors (independent variables) that may be screened and optimized using DoE. Process analytical technology is implemented for the understanding and identification of developing a product and techniques. There are various benefits and applications of QbD in the pharmaceutical industry.

Keywords: ATTP, control strategy, design of experiment, design space, life cycle management, quality by design.

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