Sources of Contamination in a GMP Environment


In this course, we’ll begin with a discussion on how seriously the FDA takes the potential for contamination of pharmaceutical products. Next, we’ll define both the terms contamination and cross contamination Finally, we’ll conclude this course by describing the different types of contamination including physical, chemical microbiological or viable contaminants.

Curriculum for this course:
Overview 1 min 10 secs
Learning objectives 50 secs
Who should take this course 45 secs
Course modules 1 min 13 secs
Module 1: Introduction to Contamination Prevention
Overview 58 secs
Why the concern over contamination 1 min 10 secs
Vaccines 1 min 32 secs
Parenteral medicine 1 min 18 secs
Terms explained 45 secs
Module 2: Sources of Contamination
Overview 57 secs
Where does contamination come from? 1 min 10 secs
Sources of contamination 1 min 40 secs
Personnel 1 min 05 secs
Sources of viable contamination 1 min 25 secs
Human hands 45 secs
Skin 50 secs
Proper hand washing 1 min 01 secs
Building and facilities 1 min 10 secs
Equipment 1 min 21 secs
Materials 1 min 09 secs
Manufacturing process 1 min 51 secs
HVAC 1 min 17 secs
Modes of cross contamination 1 min 39 secs
Final Exam

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