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Igor Gorsky has been a pharmaceutical industry professional for over 30 years. He held multiple positions with increasing responsibility at Alpharma, Wyeth and Shire. He worked in Production, Quality Assurance, Technical Services and Validation including an Associate Director of Global Pharmaceutical Technology at Shire Pharmaceuticals. He is currently holding a position of Senior Consultant at ConcordiaValsource, LLC. His over the years accomplishments include validation of all of the aspects of pharmaceutical and biotechnology production and quality management, technical support of multi-billion dollar drug product lines and introduction of new products onto the market. He had published articles and white papers in pharmaceutical professional magazines and textbooks. In addition he had been a presenter at Interphex. He is also very active with PDA participating in several Task force groups authoring PDA Technical Reports 29 (Points to Consider for Cleaning Validation) and 60 (Process Validation). He is leading PDA Water Interest Group. He holds a BS degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology.

July 13, 2021

Cleaning Validation Stage 2: Performance Qualification

The second stage of the validation lifecycle is called Process Qualification. This stage is customary and is referred to as Cleaning Validation. Usually, three consecutive successful runs are performed to qualify the process using well characterized, well documented and consistent cleaning procedures.

June 16, 2021

Cleaning Validation Stage 1: On a Quest for Process Understanding

The key to control for any process resides in the understanding of its variability. How much do we know about the variation of our processes or systems and are we in the state of control? These questions require answers to achieve success in the execution of the Equipment Cleaning Process.