Industry expert, Gary Zoccolante explores the use of heat, ozone or chemicals to sanitize pharmaceutical and other ultrapure water systems. Technology comparisons review the effectiveness, cost, complexity, risk, and validation of the various methods of sanitization for pretreatment, generation and storage and distribution piping systems. Gary provides a thoughtful and comprehensive look at this important aspect of pharmaceutical and ultrapure water system critical utility.
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Technical Director, Plymouth Rock Water Consultants
Gary Zoccolante has over 45 years of experience in the design, operation and trouble-shooting of pharmaceutical water systems. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and was Pharmaceutical Technical director at Evoqua Water Technologies for over 35 years. He has also been involved in the development of equipment for pretreatment, reverse osmosis, deionization, ultrafiltration and distillation.
Zoccolante was a committee member of the original ISPE Baseline® Water and Steam Systems Guide and was a member of the revised Edition 2 Guide. He is a cochairman of the Edition 3 Guide in current revision work. Zoccolante is a member of the ISPE Critical Utilities Community of Practice Steering Committee. He has worked on the development of the ISPE "Good Practice Guide - - Commissioning and Qualification of Pharmaceutical Water and Steam Systems Editions 1 and 2". Zoccolante developed the four day ISPE Pharmaceutical Water course and has presented the course to hundreds of pharmaceutical industry personnel.
Gary Zoccolante is a frequent lecturer for many pharmaceutical groups and has chaired many courses. He has presented for ISPE, Interphex, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute for International Research, Center for Professional Advancement, PDA, Pharmtec, Barnett International and many others. Zoccolante has authored and co-authored many papers on pharmaceutical water production and system operation and maintenance. He also holds several patents for pharmaceutical water processes.