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Sterigenics to triple West Memphis sterilisation capacity

Company commits to meeting customer needs with US$15m expansion

North America | Cleaning

Validation of cartridge filters and filtration processes

Filter validation is critical to ensure patient safety and safeguard various process steps. However, different fluids can influence the extractables and filtration efficacy as Mozamal Nazir, Senior Scientist, Porvair Filtration, explains

Measurement and Analysis | Manufacturing and Equipment

Vetter invests €300m to develop manufacturing sites and increase capacity

First upgrades are already underway at Ravensburg Vetter West in Germany

Europe | Manufacturing and Equipment

Recognising the risks and reducing exposure to cytotoxic drugs

The handling of cytotoxic drugs can present many health risks from inadvertent exposure. James Tucker, Marketing Director, Ecolab Contamination Control, outlines an approach to reducing the risks through product development


A revolution in cleaning

A new cleaning technology that promises to offer a low-cost, eco-friendly cleaning alternative has been trialled successfully in a wide range of applications. Ultrawave outlines the potential benefits


Challenges in single-use approaches to powder transfer

Media and buffer preparation is a key part of the biopharmaceutical manufacturing process, and improving the powder transfer process can make this step can cleaner, safer and more efficient. ILC Dover’s DoverPac Containment Systems division explains how

Containment | Manufacturing and Equipment

MHRA temporarily suspends sales of silicone implants manufactured by Silimed of Brazil

After an inspection by the German Notified Body found contamination on some medical implants

Regulatory | Latin America

Sterility testing of parenteral drugs

Without sterility testing, no sterile medical preparation may be released onto the market. Marcus Schütte, Product Manager, Microbiology, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Goettingen, Germany, looks at some of the crucial aspects of the test

Regulatory | Infection Control | Measurement and Analysis | Pharmaceuticals