Commissioning & Validation (CV)

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The commissioning and qualification specialty of AGNOTEX focuses on facilities, processes, and manufacturing in the Medical Device industries.

We provide a full range of services in startup, commissioning, qualification, validation, maintenance programs, training, operational procedures, and other regulatory compliance services for the Medical Device Industry.

Specializing in:

  • Verification of Construction activities and installations per design specification.

  • Startup of production facilities:

1) Facilities

2) Clean and Plant Utilities


4) Process Equipment

5) Control Systems (BMS, PLC based, DCS)

  • Commissioning, qualification and validation of processes and facilities to ensure compliance and approval to meet design specification.

  • Coordination and acting as liaison for project between the owner, design, construction, commissioning, startup, validation, and the various owner groups (e.g. manufacturing engineering, maintenance, and quality)

AGNOTEX works on projects ranging from single pieces of equipment or system to complete green-field manufacturing facilities. We are familiar with government regulatory requirements (e.g. FDA, EMEA, WHO, etc.), ISPE commissioning and qualification guidelines, ASTM E2500 Verification, EPCV, the “V-model”, and traditional validation approaches. Major services provided by CV division include:

  • Commissioning / Qualification and Validation Planning.

  • Early Project Planning.

  • Coordination and Management of Vendors.

  • Ensuring Overall Quality Compliance to Meet Client Specifications.

  • Startup Coordination and Planning.

  • Design Audit.

  • FEMA Analysis.

  • Development and Execution of Commissioning Documentation.

  • Development and Execution of Validation Documentation.

  • Preparation of Final Reports.

  • FAT Documentation Coordination, Execution, and Oversight.

  • Punch Listing to Guarantee Construction Completion.

  • Coordination Care-Custody-Control Turnover.

  • Decommissioning.

1) Initial Site Investigation

2) Project Cost Analysis

3) Historical File Review

4) Preliminary Site Survey

5) Decommissioning Plan Development

6) Technical Supervision

7) Regulatory Assistance

8) Waste Management

Areas of CV dept. Expertise:

  • Startup, Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation Project Management

  • 21CFR Compliance

  • ASTM E-2500 Risk Based Approach

  • ISPE Commissioning & Qualification Guidelines

  • Leveraging Vendor, FAT, and Construction Activities

  • Validation Program Management

  • Process Validation

  • Cleaning Validation

  • Facility Qualification

  • Equipment Qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ)

  • Critical Utility Qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ)

  • Automated Systems Validation

  • Process Transfers/Validation

  • Analytical Method Validation and Stability Program

  • Decommissioning

Decommissioning Documentation

  • Protocol Development, Execution and Final Report

  • Equipment Exit PM Coordination and Database Update

  • Instrument Exit Calibration Coordination and Database Update

  • Spare Parts Inventory Reconciliation

  • Decontamination Studies

  • Validation File Reconciliation

Decommissioning Project Management

  • Project Plan Development and Execution

  • Project Schedule Development

  • Cost Control

  • Project Team Management