Quality Control

The comprehensive quality control laboratory of Vira Vaccine Shaya Company, by the use of experts, was launched in September 2017.

The main purpose of launching this lab, is to analyze the raw material before consumption in production site, control during production and quality approval of the product The quality control laboratory consists of molecular, microbial, cellular, serology, production control units, laboratory animal keeping farm and small and big livestock keeping farm The quality control laboratory initially takes samples from the cargo upon the arrival of the raw materials and before using any type of material in the production of the product, based on valid sampling instructions, and tests the raw materials in accordance with valid references, including USP and EP. and if the material is approved, it issues a license to be used on the production site In the next stage and with the start of production, the quality control laboratory controls all stages of product production and evaluates the performance of people and materials. The beginning and end of each stage is controlled by experts and permission to enter the next stage of production is issued.

Assessing the sterility of consumable materials and equipment, evaluating the virus used in vaccine production, evaluating the performance of production unit staff, monitoring the air conditioners (Hvack) and air conditioners (Hvack) of the production site, evaluating consumable packaging items and to control the correct operation of devices, including filling and lyophilizing devices including the duties of quality controls experts.

Also, after produce of the final product, the quality control laboratory performs all the required analyzes on the final product in accordance with the world’s most reliable references, including OIE.

Conducting stability tests is one of the other activities of the quality control laboratory. These tests are performed on at least three batches of each product and continue for one year after the expiration date of the product.

The quality control laboratory is responsible for checking the evaluable parameters of new products based on reliable sources or the analysis of method received from the research and development unit on the first part of laboratory production as well as the first part of industrial production and reporting the results to the relevant units.

Harmless tests are also performed on laboratory animals in the animal house of the quality control laboratory of Vira Vaccine Shaya Company. The place is designed in such a way that can be controlled in terms of temperature and humidity in order to have a proper control over the laboratory animals and also to create conditions so that the health status of the animals can be checked during their stay.

The condition of keeping animals in the farm of Vira Vaccine Shaya Company is in such a way that the animals are kept separately in isolated boxes. This way of storage minimizes the possibility of foreign agent or microorganism entering inside the boxes also the possibility of virus or pathogenic agent escaping, so conditions are created that provide the possibility of any clinical test, including challenge with pathogenic virus. livestock under observation are checked daily and their clinical conditions are recorded during monitoring.

The presence of specialized and trained staff is one of the strengths of the quality control laboratory of Vira Vaccine Shaya Company, which enables this unit to perform all tests based on the latest edition of valid veterinary and pharmaceutical authorities.