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Webinar: USP <921>: Methods for Moisture Determination and Karl Fisher Titration

Webinar Title: USP <921>: Methods for Moisture Determination and Karl Fisher Titration

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM CST

Duration: 60 minutes

 What Does it Cover?

Many Pharmacopeia materials contain water as hydrates or in adsorbed form. Therefore the determination of the water content is important to maintaining compliance with the Pharmacopeia guidelines. Generally one of the three methods are given in the monographs, Method I (Titrimetric), Method II (Azeotropic), or Method III (Gravimetric). This poster will discuss the application of these methods to moisture determinations focusing on Karl Fischer techniques.

 What Will You Learn?

  • Method I Titrimetric (Karl Fischer)
  • Method II Azeotropic (distillation)
  • Method III Gravimetric (loss on drying)

 Who Should Attend?

Pharmaceutical customers performing Moisture Determination According to USP <921>


Speaker Bio
Bruce Herzig
Senior Application Specialist
Bruce is the Application Scientist for Karl Fischer titration within the instrumental Analytics team of MilliporeSigma, North America. With more than 11 years’ experience in QC and Product Development business, he is very familiar with the different aspects in Karl Fischer Titration and works closely together with the Merck KGaA Darmstadt application laboratories to support method development and expand application support for our customers. Prior to this, he was and Analytical Chemist and Research Chemist in the chemical industry. Bruce has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati.