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ARL Bio Pharma provides analytical and microbiological testing for the pharmaceutical industry. Our laboratory works with pharmaceutical companies, compounding and hospital pharmacies, drug manufacturers, and raw material suppliers bringing excellence to pharmaceutical sciences.



ARL Bio Pharma provides analytical and microbiological testing for compounding pharmacies, outsourcing facilities, and health-system pharmacies. Our laboratory partners with industry suppliers bringing excellence to the compounding industry.
Services Offered:


  • Potency Determination
  • BUD and Stability Studies
  • Sterility
  • Endotoxin
  • Fungal
  • Microbial Identification
  • Microbial Enumeration Tests
  • Tests for Specified Organisms
  • Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing
  • Particulate Matter by Light Obscuration
  • Particulate Matter by Microscopy

Raw Material

ARL Bio Pharma qualifies drug substances, excipients, and drug products to meet pharmacopeia specifications.
Services Offered:


  • Identification by IR
  • Identification by UV
  • Specific Gravity
  • Water – Methods 1a, 1b, 2 and 3
  • Residual Solvents
  • Melting Point / Melting Range
  • Loss on Drying
  • Residue on Ignition
  • Assay – HPLC, UV, Titration
  • Heavy Metals
  • pH
  • Viscosity
  • USP / NF (United States Pharmacopeia) testing
  • EP (European Pharmacopeia) testing
  • JP (Japanese Pharmacopeia) testing


ARL provides full laboratory services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Laboratory services include testing for New Drug Application (NDA), Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), medical devices (510K) and over-the-counter products.
Services Offered:


  • Stability Studies
  • Compatibility Studies
  • Raw Material Testing
  • Dissolution Testing
  • Microbial Identification
  • Bioequivalence Studies
  • Pre-clinical and Clinical Analytical Testing


ARL Bio Pharma provides comprehensive services to solve challenging drug investigations. These services are unique and specialized in pharmaceutical, toxicological, regulatory support, and research and development.
Services Offered:


  • Chemical Analysis
  • Biological Analysis
  • Drug Diversion Testing
  • Complaint Sample Testing
  • Product Contamination
  • Litigation Support
  • Patent Infringement
  • Literature Research and Review


Endotoxin Essentials

Mar 15, 2018

Pyrogens are a group of fever causing substances.  The most widely known pyrogen is bacterial endotoxins.  Bacterial endotoxins are:

  • Remnants of bacterial cells that can cause fever, diarrhea, or septic shock in patients  
  • Not removed during filter sterilization
  • Not removed during steam sterilization

Not detected by a sterility test

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