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.
As reusable medical device designs evolve, so too must validated cleaning processes.
Existing facilities can gain a performance boost by conducting a retro-commissioning effort.
Studies demonstrate reusable device cleaning validation using alternative markers.
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."
Question: I expect to be involved in either selecting a site for new construction or a building for renovation in order to expand our manufacturing operations. Can you give me some advice?
Recently, our cleanroom became contaminated with silicone. Contamination with silicone is a very serious problem in our industry. Please help us determine the source of the silicone contamination.
For those concerned with developing requirements for aseptic processing or semiconductor wafer fab environmental specifications, the choices are easy: there essentially are none!
Customized environmental solutions can resolve unique cleanroom requirements.
The rapid detection of point-source contamination locations within the cleanroom can have significant benefits for defect reduction efforts.