Quality Assurance

  

APS BioGroup applies cGMP (certified Good Manufacturing Practices) and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Procedures) throughout its production and quality assurance systems.

Clinical Laboratory

APS BioGroup laboratory is registered with the United State Federal Government as a clinical laboratory. All products are sampled and tested using AOAC or other approved testing methods.

Chemistry Lab Instrumentation

  • Three Waters High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Instruments with:
    • Quadropole Mass Spectrometer
    • Variable UV PDA
    • Refractive Index Detector
  • UV Spectrometer
  • Vacuum Moisture Ovens
  • Titration Units
  • Sediment Tester
  • Mojonnier Unit
  • Kjehldahl Unit

Microbiology Lab Instrumentation

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Machine
  • Autoclave
  • Antibiotic Testing
  • Microscope
  • Colony Counter
  • Inhibitory Substance Tester

R&D Lab Equipment

  • Ion Exchange Systems
  • Semi-Scale Lab Separator
  • Lab Centrifuge

APS Laboratory Staff

Lab manager using APS mass spectrometer

Lab manager using APS mass spectrometer

Quality systems at APS BioGroup are under the direction of Dr. Andrew Keech who has a PhD in biochemistry and considerable dairy processing experience. All four APS BioGroup lab technicians have Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry or Microbiology and we also have a licensed Pharmacist on staff.

Documentation and Process Control

APS BioGroup has over three hundred Standard Operating Procedures that control all aspects of the production process. Every step of manufacturing, material handling, finished goods release, line clearance, employee training and certified Good Manufacturing Practices are documented. Thirty-two cameras show every movement in the factory. Remote access allows APS Senior Managers to consistently follow all manufacturing process variables.