Chapter 4

Analysis of Water


Water is an important component in the different types of pharmaceutical agents. Based on the importance of the water, the purity of the water and water present in the sample can be determined by the different methods. These methods are important in the following fields:

  • Waste water treatment plants
  • Drinking water treatment plants
  • Other industries such as food industry, pharmaceutical industry, etc.

The determination of the water content is important for maintaining the pharmacopoeial standards. The commonly employed methods for the water analysis are the following:


The moisture content determination has the more importance to indicate the stability of the products. The ...

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