Overview for Stability Study

Use Stability Study to analyze the stability of a product over time and to determine the product's shelf life. Minitab fits a linear model to represent the relationship between the response variable, the time variable, and an optional batch factor.

For example, an analyst at a pharmaceutical company wants to determine the length of time required for a medicine's concentration to decline to 90% of the original concentration.

Where to find this analysis

To perform a stability study, choose Stat > Regression > Stability Study > Stability Study.