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    • Validated 0.2 and 0.1 micron rated membrane provides reliable sterilizing filtration
    • Excellent contaminant capacity, flow rates, and life resulting from robust double-asymmetric membrane layer filter construction
    • Hydrophilic asymmetric polyethersulfone membrane enables wet out in aqueous solutions for integrity testing
    • Advanced Pleat Technology construction increases the useful surface area by increasing the flow paths between media pleats
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    Specifications
    Attribute Name
    Value
    Application
    Plasma Fractionation, Sterilizing Grade Filtration, Vaccines
    Brand
    LifeASSURE™
    End Modification
    1.5" Sanitary Fitting, 222 O-ring & Spear, 226 O-ring & Flat Cap, 226 O-ring & Spear
    Factory Integrity Tested
    Yes
    Filter Material
    Polyethersulfone
    Filter Type
    Surface
    Formulation
    Pharmaceutical
    Gasket/O-ring Material
    EPR, Fluorocarbon, Silicone
    Grade
    Pharmaceutical
    Industries
    Life Sciences
    Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
    40 Degree Celsius
    Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
    104 Degree Fahrenheit
    Micron Rating
    0.1 μm, 0.2 Absolute, @ 95%, 0.2 μm
    Pleat Type
    Advanced Pleat Technology
    Product Form
    Capsule, Cartridge
    Product Series
    PDA
    Product Type
    Filter Capsule, Filter Cartridge
    Series
    LifeASSURE™ PDA Series
    Units per Case
    1, 6
    Product Details
    • Validated 0.2 and 0.1 micron rated membrane provides reliable sterilizing filtration
    • Excellent contaminant capacity, flow rates, and life resulting from robust double-asymmetric membrane layer filter construction
    • Hydrophilic asymmetric polyethersulfone membrane enables wet out in aqueous solutions for integrity testing
    • Advanced Pleat Technology construction increases the useful surface area by increasing the flow paths between media pleats
    • 100% forward flow Integrity tested prior to release
    • 21 CFR compliant materials of construction and other documentation supports validation and regulatory submissions

    We combine two asymmetric polyethersulfone (PES) membrane layers with Advanced Pleat Technology in manufacturing LifeASSURE™ PDA Series Filter Cartridges, creating a filter that provides high throughput and fast flow. These filters have applications in pre-filtration and sterilizing filtration in the pharmaceutical, biological, and bioprocess industries where low protein binding is critical

    LifeASSURE™ PDA Series Filter Cartridge
    Membrane Know-how
    As we manufacture LifeASSURE™ PDA Series cartridge filters, we incorporate two layers of polyethersulfone membrane. The highly asymmetric upstream layer provides prefiltration capacity for the downstream layer, which is also asymmetric. Together, the membrane layers create a gradient membrane pore morphology that provides relatively high contaminant capacity and fast flow rates in a sterilizing grade membrane filter.

    Advanced Pleat Technology Design
    LifeASSURE™ PDA Series cartridge filters also feature our innovative Advanced Pleat Technology construction that helps extend service life. This design technology is intended to increase the useful surface area while maintaining open flow paths between media pleats.

    Transforming Your Science to Life
    LifeASSURE™ PDA filters (PDF, 367.3 Kb) meet 0.2 and 0.1 µm rated filtration requirements for critical sterilization applications, such as:
    • Biologicals
    • Orals and topicals
    • Vaccines
    • Parenterals (SVP, LVP)
    • Ophthalmics
    • Final 0.1 and 0.2 µm sterilizing filtration
    • Chromatography column protection
    • Serum and blood fractions
    • Solvent filtration
    • Bulk pharmaceutical chemicals
    • Media and fermenter feed streams
    • Cell culture fluids
    • High protein feed streams
    • Reagents and Buffers
    • High purity DI water and WFI systems
    We manufacture LifeASSURE™ PDA Series filter cartridges using all-polypropylene structural components (end caps, adapters, media support, inner core and outer cage). We offer LifeASSURE™ PDA filter cartridges in multiple lengths to match the dimension and sealing requirements for most cartridge housings currently available.

    Engineered for Quality and Reliability
    Our Quality Management System is approved by an accredited registering body to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Quality Management Systems, and the cartridges are 100% forward flow integrity tested prior to shipment. We ship all LifeASSURE™ PDA cartridge and capsule filters with a Certificate of Quality affirming compliance with manufacturing quality specifications. Additionally, supporting Drug Master File (DMF) documentation is on file with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a complete LifeASSURE PDA Validation Guide is available upon request.

    PDA sterilizing-grade filters to meet your scale-up process needs
    Meeting Your Scale-Up Needs
    We are pleased to offer a full range of LifeASSURE™ PDA sterilizing-grade filters to meet your scale-up process needs. This includes pre-sterilized or sterilizable disposable capsules in various sizes as well as full-size cartridges. We also offer filter discs and 50 mm capsules when even smaller membrane surface areas are required.

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