I am currently doing a study for PQ for a tableting press (also known as a compressor). I have to write up a PQ protocol for this specific equipment.
Basically just to clarify, this tableting press is used to compress the granules into the tablets in pharmaceutical industries.
The tablet in question would be “Paracetamol”.
I would like to ask besides following the USP to determine the tests needed for the paracetamol (such as heavy metal tests, etc) what other tests would i need? Im thinking along the lines of friability test, hardness test, thickness test, etc. Please do help me out here.
Also, what is important and included in a PQ protocol?