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Smithers Rapra Announce Programme for Extractables and Leachables China 2018

Smithers Rapra
Posted on: 26 Jun 18
Smithers Rapra Announce Programme for Extractables and Leachables China 2018

PR Newswire

LEATHERHEAD, England, June 26, 2018

LEATHERHEAD, England, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Key global experts and local stakeholders to present at the inaugural conference

Smithers Rapra will be extending its popular Extractables and Leachables (E&L) conference series into China later this year, and the programme has just recently been confirmed. Taking place on 11-12 September 2018 in Beijing, E&L China will bring together leading global experts and local stakeholders for two days of learning, discussion, insight and networking.

The conference will provide attendees with detailed insights into E&L testing; from the basics to best practice, the experts will guide attendees on the regulations they need to be aware of and how to conduct good quality E&L studies.

Just some of the presentations include:

  • An overview of extractables and leachables in China due to an escalating stringency in regulatory requirements - Lynn Yao of West Pharmaceutical Packaging (China)
  • USP Strategy for pharmaceutical materials used in packaging, medical devices and manufacturing systems - Dr. Dennis Jenke of Triad Scientific Solutions
  • Detection and identification of leachables in vaccines from plastic packaging materials using UPLC-QTOF MS with self-built polymer library - Dr. Zhenxia Du of Beijing University of Chemical Technology
  • The Product Quality Research Institute: Almost two decades of progress on extractables and leachables - Dr. Daniel Norwood of Smithers Rapra
  • Should the experimental design for a variety of medical and pharmaceutical product types be the same? - Weichan Yang of Baxter (China)

Other presentation topics include the regulatory landscape, expectations and protocol insights, packaging systems, medical devices, manufacturing systems, enabling science in E&L and more. The full programme is available to view online at

The conference will also incorporate a training session on 'An Introduction to E&L', led by Dr. Andrew Feilden and Dr. Daniel Norwood of Smithers Rapra. The session, free to attend for all E&L China delegates, will provide in-depth training and insights on the major concepts and practices associated with extractables and leachables testing. Find out more at

As China's first two-day conference dedicated solely to extractables and leachables, E&L China is designed to equip those planning to work within this evolving sector with the information they need to succeed.

Find out more at


Emma Newton
Senior Marketing Executive

PR Newswire

Last updated on: 26/06/2018

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