Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Agilent Technologies Introduces OpenLAB Data Store for Mass Spectrometry

Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Networked Solution Provides Compliant Storage of ICP-MS Data.

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced OpenLAB Data Store for MS, a simple and affordable networked solution for compliant storage of mass spectral data acquired with Agilent’s ICP-MS MassHunter system. The software is designed for medium to small laboratories measuring inorganic impurities in pharmaceutical products and ingredients in accordance with upcoming specifications from the United States Pharmacopoeia.

The OpenLAB Data Store for MS bundle allows customers to grow their compliant data storage to a second ICP-MS system at a lower price than standalone workstation solutions.

The United States Pharmacopoeia has proposed two new general chapters to test for inorganic impurities in pharmaceutical products and ingredients: Elemental Impurities—Limits <232> and Elemental Impurities—Procedures <233>. Effective May 2014, the new chapters specify maximum daily dose limits for 15 elements.

These elemental impurities are most efficiently measured using ICP-MS because of its low detection limits, dynamic range and throughput. Electronic management of the ICP-MS data is required as defined in Part 11 of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR Part 11) and the European equivalent (EU Annex 11).

“Target ICP-MS labs need a networked solution for U.S. FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 compliant data storage that’s affordable and easy to use,” said Bruce von Herrmann, vice president and general manager of Agilent’s Software and Informatics Business. “In combination with an overall laboratory compliance plan, an ICP-MS MassHunter system with OpenLAB Data Store for MS provides controls needed to follow regulatory guidelines.”

For lab managers who oversee one to 15 ICP-MS MassHunter systems, OpenLAB Data Store for MS offers the following benefits:

•    Affordable with cost-effective deployment and administration for a lower total cost of ownership.
•    Supports U.S. FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 compliance for USP <232>/<233> with comprehensive data security, audit trails and e-signature authorization.
•    Efficient central storage and retrieval of ICP–MS MassHunter data.
•    Networked solution with centralized system management boosts productivity.
•    Based on industry-standard technology.

OpenLAB Data Store for MS is part of an industry-leading suite of software products designed to integrate and manage scientific information throughout its lifecycle, across the laboratory and the enterprise. It complements Agilent’s OpenLAB Enterprise Content Manager software for the compliant management of multi-vendor, multi-instrument data in larger laboratories. OpenLAB Enterprise Content Manager is fully scalable to a worldwide deployment.

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,800+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Agilent Signs Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific
Agreement to exchange instrument controls to improve the productivity and user experience.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Agilent, Bruker Enter Chromatographic Data System Agreement
Instrument driver exchange enhances laboratory efficiency and flexibility.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Agilent to Celebrate Customer Achievements at ASMS Conference
Company to introduce instruments, software and services enabling researchers to set new standards in mass spectrometry, lab productivity.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Agilent Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Cartagenia for CNV Analysis
To assist cytogenetic labs in the clinical interpretation of microarray data.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Agilent Thought Leader Award Supports Metabolic Research
Princeton team developing LC/MS methods, bioinformatics tools for discovery of metabolic regulatory mechanisms.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Agilent Appoints Senior VP and President of Life Sciences and Diagnostics Group
Fred Strohmeier, has been named senior vice president, Agilent, and president of Agilent's Life Sciences and Diagnostics Group (LDG), effective immediately.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Agilent Reports Fourth-Quarter Results
Agilent Technologies reported orders up 4 percent over one year ago to $1.83 billion with revenues of $1.72 billion, down 3 percent compared with one year ago.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Agilent Technologies and Healex Systems Ltd. Collaborate on Remote Instrument Access and Control Software
ChemLaunch for OpenLAB CDS is a secure Internet/intranet-based system.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Dr. Emmanuel Barillot Receives Agilent Thought Leader Award
Award will support Dr. Barillot’s Web-based tools for cancer and drug-safety research.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Agilent and Shimadzu to Exchange Chromatography Instrument Drivers
The standardization will reduce costs, enhance interoperability and broaden customer choice.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Agilent Technologies Announces Winner of Fifth Annual Early Career Professor Award
Assistant Professor at Northwestern Recognized for Cancer Diagnostics Research.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Agilent and SRI International Sign Licensing Agreement
Agilents’ new pathway Architect software to include SRI International’s BioCyc Pathway database collection.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Agilent Technologies Commits $90 Million Software Gift to Georgia Tech
Georgia Institute of Technology receives largest in-kind software donation ever from Agilent Technologies
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Agilent Technologies and SRI International Announce Licensing Deal
Companies to offer laboratory research customers a package that combines Agilent's solutions with SRI International's complete BioCyc Pathway Database Collection.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Agilent Technologies Appoints Ron Nersesian President and COO
The company's board of directors has appointed Ron Nersesian Agilent president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Scientific News
The Secret Behind the Power of Bacterial Sex
Migration between different communities of bacteria is the key to the type of gene transfer that can lead to the spread of traits such as antibiotic resistance, according to researchers at Oxford University.
Biomedical Imaging at One-Thousandth the Cost
Mathematical modeling enables $100 depth sensor to approximate the measurements of a $100,000 piece of lab equipment.
University of Glasgow Researchers Make An Impact in 60 Seconds
Early-career researchers were invited to submit an engaging, dynamic and compelling 60 second video illuminating an aspect of their research.
On Top of the Flu
Chance for advance warning in search-based tracking method.
TGAC Announces Milestone in Wheat Research
A more complete and accurate wheat genome assembly is being made available to researchers, by The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) on 12 November 2015.
Shedding Light on “Dark” Cellular Receptors
UNC and UCSF labs create a new research tool to find homes for two orphan cell-surface receptors, a crucial step toward finding better therapeutics and causes of drug side effects.
Is Allergy the Price We Pay for Our Immunity to Parasites?
New findings help demonstrate the evolutionary basis for allergy.
Questioning the Validity of Forensic DNA Match Statistic
Fifteen years of criminal cases with affected mixture evidence.
Predicting Adverse Drug Reactions with Higher Confidence
A new integrated computational method helps predicting adverse drug reaction—which are often lethal—more reliably than with traditional computing methods.
Healthcare and Life Sciences, Meet the Third Platform of Storage
Current EHR solutions are good for capturing and organizing patient information within a hospital environment, but they are not designed to organize data across the many systems.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,800+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,000+ scientific videos