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Critical Assessment of Pharmaceutical Processes, A Rationale for Changing the Synthetic Route

Changing the Synthetic Route - Chemical Reviews  ACS Publications -    --

Critical Assessment of Pharmaceutical ProcessesA Rationale for Changing the Synthetic Route

AstraZeneca, Process R&D, Avlon/Charnwood, Avlon Works, Severn Road, Hallen, Bristol BS10 7ZE, U.K., GlaxoSmithKline, Synthetic Chemistry, Old Powder Mills, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9AN, U.K., and Pfizer, Chemical R&D, PGR&D, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9NJ, U.K.
Chem. Rev., 2006, 106 (7), pp 3002–3027
DOI: 10.1021/cr050982w
Publication Date (Web): March 8, 2006

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Criteria for Process Assessment
    • 2.1. Safety Issues2.1.1. Potential Safety Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.1.2. Prediction and Assessment of Safety Issues
  • 2.1.3. Options To Manage Safety Issues
  • 2.1.4. Designing a Safer New Route
    • 2.2. Environmental Issues
  • 2.2.1. Potential Environmental Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.2.2. Prediction and Assessment of Environmental Issues
  • 2.2.3. Options To Manage Environmental Issues
  • 2.2.4. Designing a New “Greener” Route
    • 2.3. Legal Issues
  • 2.3.1. Potential Legal Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.3.2. Prediction and Assessment of Legal Issues Associated with Regulated Substances
  • 2.3.3. Prediction and Assessment of Legal Issues Associated with Patent Infringement
  • 2.3.4. Options To Manage Patent Issues
  • 2.3.5. Designing a New Route with Freedom To Operate
    • 2.4. Economic Issues
  • 2.4.1. Potential Economic Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.4.2. Prediction and Assessment of Economic Issues
  • 2.4.3. Options To Manage Economic Issues
  • 2.4.4. Designing a Cost-Effective New Route
    • 2.5. Control Issues
  • 2.5.1. Potential Control Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.5.2. Prediction and Assessment of Control Issues
  • 2.5.3. Options To Manage Control Issues
  • 2.5.4. Designing a New Route with Adequate Control Measures
    • 2.6. Throughput Issues
  • 2.6.1. Potential Throughput Issues and Their Significance
  • 2.6.2. Prediction and Assessment of Throughput Issues
  • 2.6.3. Options To Manage Throughput Issues
  • 2.6.4. Designing a New Route with High Throughput
  • 3. Interrelationships between Process Issues
  • 4. Conclusions
  • 5. Acknowledgments
  • 6. References
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