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Essentra opens labels and manufacturing facility in Wales

Includes a cleanroom for production of packaging foils for the healthcare market

Europe | Pharmaceuticals

Chinese laundry service awarded RAL Quality Certification

Jesse Healthcare Linen Services consistently meets high standards of quality and efficiency

Europe | Regulatory | Cleaning | Asia

Fishers casts a wider net in cleanroom garment laundering

Fishers Services has for many years been a big player in the UK linens and laundry business but a small player in cleanroom garment laundering. Recently it expanded and is now providing a national bespoke service. Susan Birks visited the cleanroom facility in Livingston to find out more

Clothing and Personal Equipment | Europe | Cleaning

Ardmac to build cleanrooms for the National Biologics Manufacturing Centre

Must be flexible to allow the continuous changing of equipment and services for biosciences clients

Design and Build | Europe | Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

Noxilizer expands contract sterilisation operations

To meet rising demand for nitrogen dioxide sterilisation

North America | Cleaning

Do commercial QC organism preparations differ?

Commercial QC organism preparations are widely used for growth promotion testing, but do the growth characteristics differ from supplier to supplier and could this affect the results in the lab? Rapid Micro Biosystems describes a recent study that offers some insight

Measurement and Analysis

It will probably never happen, but…

A breach in sterility within a classified facility can cause delays and lost product batches. Chris Langley, Bioquell UK, looks at how establishing a Contamination Event Recovery Plan can minimise what could otherwise be costly delays

Design and Build | Containment | Cleaning | Manufacturing

Biosenta disinfectant kills 100% of moulds, fungi, bacteria and viruses

Company claims the as yet unnamed disinfectant will kill Ebola and Enterovirus D68

North America | Infection Control | Cleaning

Garment laundering: why the US sector needs innovation

With little change in gown cleaning services over the past 50 years, Richard Kinsman, CO2Nexus, argues that cleanroom garment users in the US would benefit from a more innovative approach to laundering

Clothing and Personal Equipment | Cleaning

Study shows triclosan can cause liver tumours in mice

The ingredient is used in many products as an antibacterial

North America | Cleaning

Proper protection for handling chemicals

The selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) for chemical hazard situations is a complex task and often is either over- or under-specified. DuPont illustrates the need for systematic risk analysis to get it right

Clothing and Personal Equipment | Regulatory