Ronkonkoma, NY,June 1, 2009 — Vacuum Instrument Corp., a world leader in the leak detection industry, today announced a partnership with Whitehouse Analytical Laboratories, Whitehouse, NJ.
Whitehouse Analytical Laboratories is a GMP-compliant, FDA-regulated and inspected testing facility serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other FDA regulated industries. Vacuum Instrument Corporati on has installed their MS-40 Dry Helium Leak Detector at W.A.L.'s NJ location.
Brian Mulhall, COO of W.A.L. said, "The installation of the V.I.C. Helium leak test instrument continues our plan to develop a comprehensive package integrity testing lab that serves the needs of our key pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients."
The Helium Leak Detector will allow Whitehouse Analytical Laboratories to test for leaks in pharmaceutical packages as small as 4x10^-11 atm cc/sec for their clients. The MS-40 senses leaks by nondestructively introducing the package to a vacuum and utilizing specially tuned mass spectrometer to detect even the smallest amount of Helium leakage. The instrument is currently going through a formal IQ/OQ/PQ qualification process at W.A.L.