Thermo Scientific - Fast, cost-effective material verification in the palm of your hand

Developed with in-depth pharmaceutical industry experience, Thermo Scientific handheld analysers provide manufacturers with a portable solution to achieve quality initiatives throughout the manufacturing process. Installed in more than 900 GMP facilities worldwide, our Raman and NIR analysers enable leading pharmaceutical companies to quickly and effectively identify most any pharmaceutical material from receipt to release.

Industry-leading handheld solutions

Thermo Scientific TruScan RM and microPHAZIR RX, our handheld Raman and NIR spectrometers, offer pharmaceutical manufacturers fast, accurate material identity verification in less than 30 seconds with ease and convenience. These cost-effective solutions allow users to quickly develop methods, enabling immediate release of raw materials into production. Additionally, both analysers were designed to meet the stringent requirements of current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and 21 CFR Part 11-compliant environments.

TruScan RM - the leading solution for rapid, accurate material authentication

The Thermo Scientific TruScan RM analyser is our lightest, fastest and most portable handheld instrument for rapid authentication of pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products. Featuring the specificity of Raman, it allows operators with minimal training to perform highly reliable analysis wherever pharmaceuticals are manufactured or distributed.

Designed for intuitive operation at the point of need

This next-generation Raman spectrometer for raw material identification and finished product inspection is highly specific and performs rapid material identification at the point of need to decrease sampling costs and increase inventory turns. Designed for intuitive operation, its non-destructive point and shoot sampling principle facilitates rapid verification of a broad range of chemical compounds, both solid and liquid, through sealed packaging to minimise the risk of contamination and exposure.

A proven solution with enhanced compliance features

The TruScan RM analyser builds on the proven capability of the flagship TruScan analyser, which is now used in hundreds of pharmaceutical manufacturing sites globally to deliver a state-of-the-art optical platform paired with a revolutionary embedded analysis package. The analyser also offers enhanced compliance features, as well as software and data management functions designed to facilitate workflow and optimise efficiency in tightly regulated environments.

Rapid detection of counterfeit pharmaceuticals

Using Raman spectroscopy, TruScan RM examines the chemical composition of all components of a pharmaceutical dosage, including APIs, excipients, fillers, dyes and coatings to create a unique spectral fingerprint representing the authentic medicine. Deviation from the original formulation will lead to a detectable change in the measured spectrum, making TruScan an ideal tool for rapid detection of counterfeit pharmaceuticals in the field.

microPHAZIR RX - powered by NIR for rapid portable analysis

The microPHAZIR RX is a handheld near-infrared (NIR) instrument designed for rapid on-site pharmaceutical material identification and analysis. This analyser takes the power of NIR out of the laboratory and into the warehouse to cut costs, ensure product quality through increased testing frequency and reduce supply chain risk.

Eliminates exposure and improves supply chain risk management

The microPHAZIR RX measures directly through transparent plastic drum liners and glass containers to minimise the risk of contamination and exposure. By enabling manufacturers to meet global cGMP requirements, it also improves inventory management and reduces raw material supply risks.

Field-ready with versatile applicability

The microPHAZIR RX is suitable for a variety of applications including incoming raw material identification, quality control and assurance, counterfeit product screening, process troubleshooting and quantitative analysis.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

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The microPHAZIR RX analyser is a lightweight, handheld point-and-shoot instrument based on near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, providing reliable identity of pharmaceutical materials within seconds.
Easily operated by non-technical staff, the analysers perform non-destructive analysis and can operate through plastic or glass containers to enable immediate release of raw materials into production.
With the TruScan RM, pharmaceutical manufacturers can conduct rapid raw material identification at the point of receipt through sealed packaging to minimise the risk of contamination and exposure.
Once a measurement is complete, the analysers provide clear PASS/FAIL results within seconds.
The TruScan RM enables identity testing of chemical compounds directly at the point of need, reducing the time and costs associated with raw material inspection in the pharmaceutical industry.
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