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Metered-Dose Inhaler Testing

Minerva is one of a handful of laboratories in the UK able to offer release testing for metered dose inhaler type products. We aim to provide a cost competitive service for your inhaler testing requirements based on the timely delivery of high-quality results.

Our fully MHRA approved modern laboratory facilities are fully equipped with the specialised instrumentation required for this ad-hoc area of pharmaceutical analysis.

A list of the major tests conducted on inhaler products is given below. This list is not exhaustive so please contact us if you have specific requirements that cannot be found.

  • Aerodynamic Assessment (Anderson Cascade / Impinger)
  • Microbiological Tests
  • Assay
  • Moisture Content
  • Container Pressure
  • Particulate Matter / Particle Size
  • Deliveries Per Container
  • Related Substances
  • Identification
  • Uniformity of Delivered Dose
  • Leak Test
  • Weight of Metered Dose

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