PPD® Laboratories GMP Lab

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Capabilities Overview

For more than 20 years, PPD® Laboratories GMP lab has been collaborating with clients to develop novel and cost-effective pharmaceuticals and ensure drug quality. We are dedicated to providing high-quality chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) pharmaceutical laboratory testing services.

We carry out CMC testing following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) for all types of pharmaceutical products across all phases of development. Our highly qualified GMP lab scientists work with small molecules and biologics, including active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), drug products, inhaled products and other medical devices.

With locations in the U.S. and Europe, more than 430,000 square feet of purpose-built laboratory space and more than 1,500 employees, the PPD Laboratories GMP lab has a demonstrated ability to grow organically to meet increasing demand and changing industry needs.

Our excellent regulatory record and strong customer loyalty are a testament to the expertise of our scientists and the depth of our experience.

Our core competencies for small molecules and biologics include:

  • Method development, optimization, validation and transfer
  • Quality Control (QC) testing for product stability, in-process, in-use and release
  • Extractables and leachables full program support
  • Microbiological evaluation
  • Physicochemical characterization

Learn more about our recent European expansion.

GMP Lab Capabilities

Innovative Solutions

PPD Laboratories GMP lab provides integrated analytical services across all phases of pharmaceutical development and commercialization. With more than 20 years of experience working with both small molecules and biologics, we have the expertise needed to create well-designed, analytical solutions for even the most complex programs.

Our specialized, cross-functional teams have the requisite experience to create an innovative plan for each program that meets regulatory, time and budget requirements. They work closely with clients to understand the goals of each program, explore technology/methodology options and provide guidance on experimental design.

PPD Laboratories offers innovative solutions for clients' staffing challenges. Our approach applies full-time PPD Laboratories employees, not temporary staff, to provide consistency throughout the course of the program and ensure quality results. We collaborate with clients to understand how best to leverage the experience of our GMP lab and tailor a solution to meet clients’ needs.

Explore our innovative solutions for staffing challenges.


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