Francine Walker, Speaks about Lead in Drinking Water

During the Is Your Drinking Water Lead-Free segment on ABC27 news, Francine Walker, our Technical Director, speaking to some of the issues involving lead in drinking water.  ABC sent samples to us for analysis, and followed with some footage shot at Chemical Solutions Ltd. along with comments from Francine. Excerpt from the story: Francine Walker of… Read More >

Francine Walker to present at Perkin Elmer INTour Seminar

Chemical Solutions, Ltd.’s Technical Director, Francine Walker, will be a featured presenter at this week’s INTour seminar.  The INTour seminar is hosted by Perkin Elmer, and will be held Thursday, October 20th, 9 – 3:30 at the Holiday Inn and Suites of Marlborough, 265 Lakeside Avenue, Marlborough, MA.  Francine’s presentation, entitled ‘Elemental Impurities – USP <233> Compliance Strategies’… Read More >

PQRI/USP Elemental Impurites Workshop – Nov. 9-10

Given the pending changes to the USP General Chapters USP <232> and <233> – please consider attending this workshop, hosted by the Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI) and USP.  It will be held Wednesday and Thursday, November 9-10 at USP’s meeting center in Rockville, MD.  Both Francine Walker, CSL’s Technical Director, and Brian LaBine, CSL’s President,… Read More >


FDA Publishes Guidelines for Elemental Impurities in Drug Products

On June 30, 2016, the FDA released updated guidelines for Elemental Impurites in Drug Products.  The update coincides with USP’s recent harmonization of Elemental Impurities within General Chapters 232 and 233.  At FDA’s recent conference, implementation of these guidelines were reviewed in detail, from Risk Assessment through testing strategies. Should you require guidance in implementing… Read More >

New Technology Aquired

Part of CSL’s commitment to our clients is to be sure that we have the latest cutting-edge technology and enough laboratory processing capacity to take on large projects on short notice. Recently, CSL has acquired two new pieces of technology to be sure we keep that commitment. One new piece of equipment is a new… Read More >

Joshua Center Visit

Chemical Solutions recently hosted a group of middle school students from the Joshua Center in Harrisburg for a hands-on learning experience in the laboratory. The students are excited to learn more. Our analysts Emily and Hahn explain chemistry concepts to the group. Our president Brian leads the group on a tour of the new laboratory. Students… Read More >

CSL Co-Hosts Webinar on Steps to Implementing USP <232> and <233>

Francine Walker, our Technical Director, was a guest speaker on a webinar that CSL co-hosted with Spectroscopy and Milestone Inc. EVENT OVERVIEW Elemental impurities in pharmaceutical products can be introduced from a number of sources, including catalysts, raw materials, production processes, and packaging materials. The implementation of the new USP chapters <232> and <233> on… Read More >

CSL Hosts Workshop at IPEC’s ExcipientFest 2016

CSL’s Technical Director, Francine Walker, lead a workshop at this year’s ExcipientFest – Americas hosted by IPEC. The workshop was on understanding key factors and performance characteristics of ICP-MS instrumentation as applied to testing of common elements of concern in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmetic work. Fran’s discussion included the role of DRC, KED modules in lowering… Read More >

Great Harrisburg Litter CleanUp

Chemical Solutions Ltd. is proud to be a part of the Midtown Harrisburg community. On April 16th, our President Brian and other employees participated in the “Great Harrisburg Litter CleanUp.” This event was City-wide and aimed at beautifying Harrisburg. Chemical Solutions Ltd. was happy to both be a sponsor of the event as well as… Read More >