A study of particles and cleanroom flooring revealed that the levels of particles removed from footwear and retained on the flooring were highest for the polymeric flooring when compared with a range of different adhesive mats.
A proposed new version of the international cleanroom standard ISO 14644 Part 1 was issued as a draft international standard in 2010. The draft received such an unprecedented level of comments that the committee tasked with overseeing the standard withdrew it. An indication of what the new draft is likely to contain is provided from the withdrawn draft and from the discussions that have taken place on various cleanroom committees.
Controlled Environments magazine reveals a new design and invites readers to contribute.
Laboratory tests evaluate adhesive mats and polymeric flooring for cleanrooms.
As the use of gloveboxes increases, facility managers use new terms to define applications.
New European regulations detail responsibilities for falsified drugs, but do they go far enough?
OSHA releases a long-awaited hazard communication standard, but questions remain.
Existing facilities can gain a performance boost by conducting a retro-commissioning effort.
Studies demonstrate reusable device cleaning validation using alternative markers.
As reusable medical device designs evolve, so too must validated cleaning processes.
Cleanroom recycling programs offer eco-friendly waste solutions for garments.
Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology companies are dependent on the quality of the power provided by the local utility. There are many issues regarding unconditioned power versus conditioned power provided by an Uninterruptible Power System (UPS).
Where were you when the MSDS was “born,” nearly 30 years ago? Since that time, particularly over the last decade, various regional or national regulatory agencies have undertaken the task of classifying chemical hazards, rendering those classifications not only more important but also more consistent with others worldwide.
Web-based translators are breaking barriers among geographically based tongues. A bigger problem is conveying the intended meaning behind the words even among people who speak the same "tongue."
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