Centralized Facility For Sterility
The Sterility Test Laboratory of
Bio-Assay Division is a Central Facility equipped to test the various
Biologicals referred to it for sterility testing and NABL Accredited
(Certificate No. T-2011) in accordance with the standard ISO/IEC 17025;2005 in
the field of biological Testing . The various laboratories of the Institute
which are currently referring its samples are Recombinant Products, Blood
Products, Enzyme and Hormones, Viral Vaccine and Bacterial Vaccine
The products referred are tested by Direct Inoculation or Membrane Method
(Closed Sterility Test Method) as per IP, USP, EP and other pharmacopoeia and
as advised by the referring laboratory.
Environmental microbiology lab : For
isolation & biochemical characterization of Clean room environmental
isolates and handling & maintenance of reference strains of bacterial
& fungal strains has been establishment.
The Sterility Testing Laboratory of the Bio Assay Division was made operational in April 2009 in its designated location, and has since tested
Biological samples from the different labs.