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 3-A SSI Invites Comments on P3-A Pump Standard Revisions  

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opportunity for public comments on a recirculation ballot for revisions to P3-A® End Suction Centrifugal Pumps for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, P3-A 003.  A series of substantive and clarifying changes are proposed for P3-A 003, which was introduced in 2008.

3-A SSI announced proposed revisions to the standard in 2010.  Based on a review of all comments received on this ballot, 3-A SSI accepted a series of technical revisions and substantive changes.  This recirculation ballot addresses only the substantive changes to the revisions that were proposed in 2010.

Interested parties may obtain a complete copy of the proposed revisions at no charge upon written request to Timothy Rugh at 3-A SSI.  A copy of the complete current standard is available for purchase via the 3-A SSI web site at, see ‘Purchase 3-A Standards & Accepted Practices’.  The closing date for comments is November 25, 2011.

The Pharmaceutical Equipment Standards (P3-A) Steering Committee of 3-A SSI oversees the maintenance of current standards and the development of new P3-A equipment standards.  The P3-A standards are intended for equipment used in the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  Details on the P3-A Steering Committee and the scope of the standards for API equipment/materials relative to other standards or industry guidelines are available at the 3-A SSI web site under ‘Pharmaceutical 3-A Standards’ at

Source: 3-A SSI News Release

Contact: Timothy R. Rugh, CAE

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