Search Results for: “quality control

Outbreaks Trigger Demand for Stricter Adherence to USP Sterile Compounding Guidelines

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  • 1:47PM Feb 05, 2013
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The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and The National Formulary (NF) publish USP-NF, a book of standards for many areas of pharmaceuticals, medicine, and other therapeutics. Chapter 797 (USP 797), applicable to any U.S. institution that prepares, stores, or dispenses compounded sterile preparations, recommends standards for the sterile compounding environment, process and personnel. Enforcement of USP […]

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Metal Implant Liability Invigorates Advances in Polymer Alternatives

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  • 2:11PM Oct 15, 2012
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By Crystal Morrison, Ph.D. Recalls, regulatory warnings, and legal actions in the United States and abroad have called into question the safety and durability of traditional metal-on-metal (MoM) medical device materials. Hip replacements, for example, have been under intense scrutiny because wear debris for titanium implants pose patient health risks, such as tissue damage at […]

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New and Old Diesel Components Under Scrutiny

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  • 2:08PM Oct 15, 2012
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Statements by an international agency and recently published research have focused attention on the health and environmental effects of diesel fuel exhaust, opening the door for legal action associated with traditional (pre-1988) exhaust and prompting a closer look at nano-additives in modern, cleaner burning diesel. Recent litigation is related to diesel emissions based on the […]

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Opportunities to Improve Oil and Gas Well Barrier Stewardship

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  • 2:19PM Jul 30, 2012
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The number of widely publicized oil and gas well failures is a reminder of the engineering challenges associated with drilling activities and the importance of safety controls in well operation. These accidents highlight an area of significant engineering and liability concern in a burgeoning industry that is expanding into new geographic locations with local populations […]

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RJ Lee Group’s Gary Casuccio Co-Authors Manuscript to be Published in Environmental Science & Technology

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  • 10:59AM Mar 21, 2012
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(MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 21, 2012) Gary Casuccio, Vice President and Senior Scientist at RJ Lee Group, Inc., is a contributing author to the manuscript “Single Particle SEM-EDX Analysis of Iron-Containing Coarse Particulate Matter in an Urban Environment: Sources and Distribution of Iron within Cleveland, Ohio,” which has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue […]

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State-of-the-Art Instrumentation from Hitachi

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  • 8:28AM Oct 01, 2009
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RJ Lee Group has added several pieces of instrumentation to its collection of high-end analytical equipment, including the Hitachi HD-2300 field emission scanning transmission electron microscope (FE-STEM). The HD-2300 200kV FE-STEM is the newest high resolution, high throughput STEM/SEM designed for quick, comprehensive sample evaluation, with unmatched analytical capabilities and consistent high-end performance with the […]

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RJ Lee Group Teams with Lockheed Martin, Wins $3 Billion Mission Support Contract (MSC) at Hanford Site

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  • 8:45AM Apr 28, 2009
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Pasco, Washington – RJ Lee Group is one of several pre-selected subcontractors participating in a multi-billion dollar contract to provide support services for the environmental cleanup mission at Hanford nuclear reservation. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on April 28, 2009, that Mission Support Alliance, LLC, has been selected as the mission support contractor for […]

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