According to WHO, term quality control refers to the sum of all procedures undertaken to ensure the identity and purity of a particular pharmaceutical. Quality control is an essential operation of the pharmaceutical industry.
Drugs must be marketed as safe and therapeutically active formulations whose performance is consistent and predictable. It not only protects the manufacturer against compensation claims, but also guarantees the patient a safe and effective product.
QC measurements include stability testing of the drug formulation, dissolution testing and analysis of raw materials and synthesis products majorly.