Is AQL sampling plans applicable for Bulk Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (API)?

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Dear Covers,

Interested to know whether AQL (sampling plan) is applicable for bulk pharmaceutical manufactures (API)? If yes how to start?

or

Is there any sampling plan other than sqrt (n) + 1.
 
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1) NO, AQL is not applicable for APIs or bulk pharmaceuticals. Reason being, although it involves batch manufacturing, the outcome/material is more consistent.
2) AQL doc provides couple of alternatives other than sq.root(n)+1; just search for AQL standard in this site/google; and browse through the doc.
 
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