Rapid Volatile Impurity Analysis in Pharmaceutical Products Using SIFT-MS

SIFT-MS is a new tool for real-time, selective and economical trace gas and headspace analysis. SIFT-MS uses ultra-soft chemical ionization (USCI) to quantify volatile compounds, including chromatographically challenging species such as formaldehyde, formic acid and ammonia.

Direct, broad-spectrum analysis using SIFT-MS provides new opportunities across multiple pharmaceutical applications, including:

  • Simple formaldehyde analysis
  • Packaging screening, including residual monomer analysis
  • Residual solvent analysis
  • Cleaning validation
  • Production facility air quality monitoring
  • Bioreactor monitoring