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Data Integrity Matters | Limiting Access to Tools That Could Be used to Manipulate Data (Part 3)

By January 14, 2019

How do data integration and reintegration affect data integrity?

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Data Integrity Matters | Limiting Access to Tools That Could Be Used to Manipulate Data (Part 2)

By November 5, 2018

What procedures can an analyst use to ensure that a chromatography system is ready to begin analyzing samples, without the fear that the system suitability tests would immediately fail?

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Get Empowered: Data Security | Tip #91, Restricting Access to Empower

By October 17, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

In this week’s tip, I thought it would be timely to answer a question I recently received that pertains to data security for chromatography systems: Restricting access to Empower Software and Empower projects.

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Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #80, Result Audit Viewer

By August 1, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

Empower Software’s Result Audit Viewer makes it easier to review the audit trail information associated with a Result Set by bringing this information into one window rather than going to all of the individual audit trail windows. In this tip, we take a tour of the Result Audit Viewer.

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Data Integrity Matters | What do you do with Orphan Data Created during Data Acquisition?

By July 19, 2018

Halting a chromatographic analysis where the system is not performing correctly or when another error is evident in the separation is a valuable and scientific way to avoid creating unusable data that needs to be subsequently invalidated following a defined analytical lab error/result SOP. But what do you do with that orphan data?

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Get Empowered: Another Reader Question on Quantitating Impurities | Tip #78

By July 18, 2018
Empower tip-of-the-week

Lots of questions about calculating impurities in Empower Software! Here’s another answer to a reader who inquired: How do you quantitate impurities against the main component? We’re happy to show how…

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Skin Lightening Products: Are They Cosmetics or Drugs?

By October 13, 2017

You won’t like what we found when we tested skin lightening cosmetics that we purchased online.

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Get Empowered: QuickStart Interface | Tip #1

By January 25, 2017
Empower tip-of-the-week

Welcome back to Get Empowered! My tip-of-the-week blog for Empower Software kicks off by taking a closer look at the Empower QuickStart Interface. There is so much to cover in this series, so I have broken it up… Read more >

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Get Empowered: Introducing the Empower Software Tip of the Week

By January 18, 2017
Empower tip-of-the-week

Are you getting the most out of your Empower Chromatography Data Software (CDS)?

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Cosmetics Safety Testing: A Path to Data Integrity and Traceability

By August 30, 2016

How could updated CPC regulations potentially impact analytical chemists working in the CPC industry? I don’t think I’m going out on a limb too much if I say that if the regulations are updated, the demand for analytical testing for existing products and for reformulations is going to go up.

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