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UV-C disinfection could reduce hospital acquired infections

And be used to disinfect personal protection gear worn by healthcare personnel treating Ebola patients

North America | Infection Control | Cleaning

Decontamination and depyrogenation in aseptic filling operations

Sterilisation equipment developer Noxilizer and aseptic liquid processing technology provider Weiler Engineering have worked together to put the ‘c’ in cGMP through improvements in decontamination and deypyrogenation process technology

Cleaning | Manufacturing

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals named overall winner in 2014 Facility of the Year Awards

The company expanded capacity by re-purposing existing manufacturing space and adding new vaccine and bioprocess suites

Design and Build | Europe | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

SEPPIC opens new sterile high-volume packaging line

New production unit will be dedicated to vaccine adjuvants and injectables

Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

UK NHS complacent about HCAIs, new report says

Medical Technology Group's report criticises NHS Trusts for a lack of monitoring and action over healthcare-acquired infections

Europe | Infection Control

Telstar develops Safety Airlock Systems for Virbac

IonHP ion-decontamination system proven to achieve greater than 6 log reduction in bioburden for a fully laden SAS in under two hours

Design and Build | Europe | Cleaning

Complying with the new food standards

The International Featured Standard (IFS) Food provides international certification of quality and safety. Marc Klingler, Segment Manager, Burkert Fluid Control Systems, looks at areas that may require specialist attention

Regulatory | Manufacturing

3M introduces sterilising grade air and gas filters for food processing

Innovative membrane technology combines reliable retention with high airflow for efficiency and longevity

Europe | Cleaning | Manufacturing

Employing new single-use technology in bioprocesses

There has been considerable progress in the application of single-use technologies in biopharmaceutical production. CMO Rentschler Biotechnologie discusses recent advances

Europe | Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

Steris to acquire Synergy Health for US$1.9bn

Will create a global leader in infection prevention and sterilisation

Europe | North America | Infection Control | Finance | Cleaning

The writing is on the wall for germs

Hospital walls have to be cleaned regularly to reduce the spread of infection but this is costly, time-consuming and can damage the surfaces. Materials experts at Bayer have developed materials more resistant to harsh detergents

Design and Build | Cleaning