The USP (United States Pharmacopeia) was founded in 1820. It is a scientific, nonprofit...
The need to provide adequate vibration isolation presents an increasingly important and ...
Controlled Environments spoke with Chris Muller, Technical Director with Purafil in Doraville, Ga. He is also an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer.
A Q&A about pharmaceutical cleanrooms.
The design of a cleanroom should be a well-orchestrated collaboration of many disciplines to create a product-specific functional space.
A Q&A with West Pharmaceutical Services.
The most effective professionals possess a particular set of skills—five of them, to be exact. Your mastery of the five critical skills is critical to your career success.
Selecting the right actuator for use in any manufacturing operation involves a host of application-specific variables, including required stroke length, load capacity, acceleration, maximum speed, and positioning repeatability. Add a cleanroom specification to the list and the list of available options becomes smaller.
Cleanroom managers need an easier way to document, file, and quickly retrieve Quality Assurance Inspection Records, training, cleaning, and auditing records.
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In late 2013, the FDA announced it was embarking upon a program to realign its structure and programs to keep up with the challenges posed by advances in science, globalization, and product complexity. By February 2014, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D., had unveiled the sweeping changes to the agency that will see its many divisions reorganize to become more specialized.
Best practices for cleanroom design.
Reader contributions have always been of vital importance to Controlled Environments.
The Welch Foundation, one of the nation’s largest sources of private funding for basic research, has honored Dr. Stephan Link, associate professor of chemistry at Rice University, for his pioneering contributions to the emerging field of nanophotonics. Controlled Environments spoke to Dr. Link about his work in the field of nanotechnology.
One of the greatest inhibitors of people’s full potential is fear, waiting for the “person in charge” to give direction, even when the person in charge is paralyzed by fear himself. The leadership challenge is being able to get beyond fear of exposure or perceived weakness in times when others are in need of a new approach
The Controlled Environments website continually publishes news stories related to cleanrooms, nanotechnology, semiconductors, graphene research, and contamination detection and control. Every month, we evaluate our readers’ response to these stories so that we know what kind of stories they want to see. Here’s a look at what what was most popular amongst CE’s readers in the month of February 2015.
An isolator/glovebox is a miniature version of a cleanroom and is often certified to ISO cleanroom classifications. Therefore, the cleaning methods for cleanroom environments as described in IEST-RP-CC018.4, Cleanroom Housekeeping: Operating and Monitoring Procedures and International Standard ISO 14644-5, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments – Part 5:Operations may be used to clean an isolator/glovebox.