Pharma & Purified

Purified & Pharmaceutical Analysis

Northumbrian Water Scientific Services (NWSS) has considerable expertise in the chemical and microbiological analysis of purified and pharmaceutical waters. This includes:

  • waters used in pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • a broad range of purified waters used in industry
  • waters for injection (WFI)
  • a range of Health Technical Memorandum (HTM) waters including:
  • washer disinfector waters (HTM - 2030)
  • steam steriliser waters (HTM - 2031)

    Our Horsley laboratory is a dedicated microbiology facility that has been inspected by the MHRA against GMP standards, for both European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). We are also compliant with several Health Technical Memoranda (HTM - 2030 & HTM - 2031) and hold UKAS ISO 17025 and DWTS accreditation.

    Example microbiological parameters:

  • coliforms & E.coli
  • endotoxins
  • total viable count (TVC)

    Example chemical parameters:

  • heavy metals
  • conductivity
  • nitrates
  • TOC

    If you would like to discuss your analysis and testing requirements further then please contact our dedicated Customer Team and we’ll be happy to help.

  • Schedule of Analysis

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      Our full list of UKAS accredited microbiological, organic and inorganic chemical tests can be downloaded here.


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    Contact us  

    If you would like to discuss your analysis and testing requirements further, or if you have any other enquiries then please contact our dedicated Laboratory Customer Team who will be happy to help.

    How to contact us

    Downloadable Content

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      NWSS Commercial Brochure

      Download a pdf copy of our brochure here