Laboratoire National de Contrôle des Médicaments

Updated: Aug-27-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

39, Avenue Pasteur, BP 6303
Dakar
Senegal

Phone number
+221 338219391
E-mail
labocontrolesn [at] gmail.com
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
No
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Djibril Fall
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
djibril.fall [at] ucad.edu.sn

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
21
Male laboratory personnel
10
Female laboratory personnel
11

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
16
Male technical personnel
7
Female technical personnel
9

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Medical
Chemical
Other
Other testing laboratory services
Drugs, vaccines
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Biology: vaccine
Test parameter/ properties measured
-Titration and thermostability
-Determination of endotoxins
Type of test/ instrumentation used
-Cell culture
- LAL Gelation
Methods
European Pharmacopoeia/Manufacturing Methods
USP Pharmacopoeia
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Identification
Type of test/ instrumentation used
UV-V spectrophotometry, HPLC, CCM
Methods
Pharmacopoeias: USP, European, BP, WHO
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dosage
Type of test/ instrumentation used
UV-V spectrophotometry, HPLC, Titrimetry
Methods
Pharmacopoeias: USP, European, BP, WHO, in-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Dissolution test
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dissolution test
Methods
Pharmacopoeias: USP, European, BP, WHO
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Water Content
Type of test/ instrumentation used
-Karl Fischer
-LOD
Methods
Pharmacopoeias: USP, European, BP, WHO
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Mass uniformity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Scale
Methods
Pharmacopoeias: USP, European, BP
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Volume uniformity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Test tube
Methods
Pharmacopoeia: USP, European
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH
Type of test/ instrumentation used
pHmeter
Methods
Pharmacopoeia: USP, European
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Chemistry: drugs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Density
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Densitometer
Methods
Pharmacopoeia: USP, European
Accreditation status
No
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
EDQM
EQAAS
AMQF (NOMCOL)
Indian pharmacopoeia
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes