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contaminant [ENGLISH]

Undesired impurity of a physical, chemical or microbiological nature present in or on a raw material (including containers or other process materials), starting material, intermediate or finished product (medicinal product or medical device); usually introduced during production, packaging and repackaging, sampling, storage or transport.

kontaminant [SWEDISH]

Orenhet eller förorening av fysisk, kemisk eller biologisk natur som finns i ingående material eller förpackningar, startmaterial, intermediärer eller färdig produkt.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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