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Mettler-Toledo (MTD) Presents Webinar on Safe Automated Weighing of Potent Compounds


8/16/2013 9:06:02 AM

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 15, 2013) – METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to present a complimentary webinar on Safe Automated Weighing of Potent Compounds lead by Dr. Roy Helmy from Merck & Co., Inc.

In the pharmaceutical industry, laboratories are increasingly handling potent compounds; and the potency of the powders is increasing. Consequently, safety is a high profile topic. Companies have a legal requirement to minimize their personnel’s risk of exposure by providing effective containment facilities and personal protective equipment (PPE). Automated powder weighing delivers an efficient combination of containment strategy and improved sample handling techniques to support these requirements.

In this 45-minute webcast, Dr. Helmy explains how the use of automated dosing, a HEPA-filtered VBE and good potent compound handling techniques has eliminated the need to utilize an isolator to precisely weigh small quantities of OEB 5 compounds for analytical testing in his laboratory.

Key Learning Objectives

1. Discover how researchers can work in a laboratory environment with OEB 5 compounds without the need for an isolator

2. Understand how automated weighing of potent compounds can increase the safety of researchers while delivering accurate and reproducible weighing

3. Learn how automated weighing of potent compounds can be 20 times faster than the manual equivalent

Who Should Attend?

- Safety Managers and Consultants

- Laboratory Managers, Laboratory Supervisors, and Production Managers

- Analytical Laboratory Managers, Directors, and Department Heads

- QA/QC Managers, Directors, and Department Heads

- Compliance Managers, Regulatory Affairs Managers

Registration and Information

This webinar will be presented on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:00AM EST. Registration is free and participants can register at www.mt.com/labtec-safety-webinar.

About METTLER TOLEDO

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments markets and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development.

Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at www.mt.com/lab.

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