ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Substance whose chemical reaction characteristic is to establish new bonds by the acceptance of electron pairs.

Publication Source: ISO/TC209 Working Groups at 2001-03-31 – Committee Draft ISO/CD 14644-6 “Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments” – Part 6: Terms and Definitions


A compound of an electronegative element or radical with hydrogen; it form salts by replacing all or part of the hydrogen with an electropositive element or radical. Or, a hydrogen-containing substance that when dissolved in water dissociates to produce one or more hydrogen ions (H+). Acids cause irritation, burns, or more serious damage to tissue, depending on the strength of the acid, which is measured by its pH

Publication Source: ISPE Good Practice Guide: Quality Laboratory Facilities

Publication Date: 2012


Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability (GAMP)

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