We specialize in contract testing services for the detection of Burkholderia cepacia complex in various sample matrices including non-sterile pharmaceuticals, supplements, personal care products and water. Our state-of-the-art facility and experienced team of scientists ensure accurate and reliable results using the USP <60> methodology.
Why is Testing for Burkholderia cepacia complex Important?
Burkholderia cepacia complex is an emerging topic of concern in consumer goods quality control. This group of organisms, commonly found in soil and water, has gained significant attention due to its potential to cause severe infections, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems or chronic lung conditions.
The history of Burkholderia cepacia contamination dates back to the 1980s when it was associated with serious outbreaks in hospitals and healthcare settings. It was primarily found to infect individuals with cystic fibrosis, leading to respiratory complications and, in some cases, fatal outcomes. Since then, the importance of testing for Burkholderia cepacia complex has grown exponentially.
As the consumer goods industry continues to expand, there is an increased focus on product safety and quality control. Burkholderia cepacia complex contamination has been detected in various products such as pharmaceuticals, personal care items, and even water-based products like nasal sprays and contact lens solutions. The presence of this pathogen in such products can pose significant health risks, especially to vulnerable populations.
Testing for Burkholderia cepacia complex has become an essential part of quality control measures for manufacturers, regulatory bodies, and healthcare professionals. It allows for the early detection of contamination and enables prompt actions to mitigate risks, ensure product safety, and protect public health.
At Vivariant Laboratories, we are committed to providing accurate and reliable testing services to help our clients identify and prevent Burkholderia cepacia complex contamination in their products. With our expertise and adherence to USP <60> methodology, you can trust us to deliver high-quality results and assist you in maintaining the integrity of your consumer goods.
Contact us today to learn more about our Burkholderia cepacia complex testing services and how we can support your quality control efforts.