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Avista Pharma Solutions adds a microbiology laboratory at its Massachusetts facility

The CDMO will equip the lab with isolator technology for sterility testing and to increase the analytical footprint

Design and Build | North America

SPIMACO implements new contamination control systems

Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries & Medical Appliances Corporation enhances cost-effectiveness and product safety

Design and Build | Containment | Europe | Africa ME | Manufacturing and Equipment

Collaboration and flexibility for Good Manufacturing Practice

Whether designing a new cleanroom or lab to meet current good manufacturing practice requirements or for long term flexibility, collaboration is key. Teknomek’s Sue Springett reviews new trends for designing hygienic furniture and equipment

Design and Build

US hospital shares expertise on benefits of antimicrobial copper

Grinnell Regional Medical Centre has begun installing antimicrobial copper touch surfaces to boost existing infection prevention measures

North America | Infection Control | Cleaning

IPCC provides new forum for HCAI prevention strategies and infection control techniques

Organisers – Cleanroom Technology and Building Better Healthcare – receive encouraging feedback from attendees

Clothing and Personal Equipment | Infection Control | Cleaning

Environmental Monitoring: strategies and limitations

Environmental monitoring (EM) was one of the topics at Pharmig’s recent two-day meeting in Oxford. Changes in EM guidance, tips on EM strategies and their limitations were all discussed. Susan Birks highlights some of the key points

Regulatory | Measurement and Analysis

Gelest offers Biosafe silicon-based antimicrobial

The antimicrobial polymer is used to prevent deterioration and discolouration caused by fungi, to prevent algae growth and to inhibit the growth of odour-causing bacteria on substrates, including plastics

Design and Build | North America | Infection Control

New cleanroom situated at the heart of hygiene

The production of implantable medical devices has to be carried out in conditions of strictest hygiene. When device producer eucatech recently moved to bigger premises, Schilling Engineering helped the company to develop a new and more flexible cleanroom

Design and Build

Endotoxin testing and the horseshoe crab: what’s next?

The development of alternative endotoxin tests such as recombinant factor C assays can provide a long-term, effective alternative to sourcing lysates from horseshoe crabs. Lakiya Wimbish, Product Manager, Lonza, reports on this and other endotoxin testing news

Measurement and Analysis

Terra Universal adds low-profile air shower to portfolio

HEPA filtration unit and electrical access is along one side of the shower unit

Design and Build | North America

Beneath the surface of new cleanliness standard ISO 14644–13

A new part of the ISO 14644 series of cleanroom standards has been issued for public comment. Tim Sandle, BPL, looks at the scope and terms used in ISO 14644-Part 13

Regulatory | Cleaning