Cleanrooms & Critical Environments

What You Must Know about Designing and Constructing a Cleanroom

There are numerous considerations when evaluating cleanroom construction and design. The goal of this post is to touch on the basics. You may very well

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Cleanroom Components — Air Filtration, Design, and Other Variables

What are the key determinants of cleanroom components? Learn about different types of cleanroom filtration, wall construction, lights, temperature, humidity and more.

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Cleanroom Cleaning, Gowning, and Maintenance — Procedure, Contamination Control, and ISO Protocol

Proper cleanroom cleaning procedure and maintenance protocol is an immediate, low-cost measure to enhance overall cleanliness, consistency, and contamination control within manufacturing and aseptic cleanrooms. This guide provides a framework for cleanroom management, protocol standards, specifications, and processes for general manufacturing and bio-medical applications.

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The Guide to Woven and Non-Woven Cleanroom Wipes – Usage, Protocol, and ISO Class Applications

What’s the difference between a woven and non-woven cleanroom wipe? What’s the right wipe for ISO class 3 or ISO class 8 compliance?

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Why Is 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) a Better Disinfectant than 99% Isopropanol, and What Is IPA Used For?

How does one solution kill viruses like HIV and Polio on contact, and the other not at all?

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USP <800> Compounding Cleanrooms

USP 800 is a cleanroom compounding standard that was issued in March of 2014 by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). It’s primary focus is expanding the safety of healthcare workers, patients, and the environment for processing hazardous drugs. It’s scope reflects a number of stages in the delivery of sterile and non-sterile compounds, including:

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Modular Cleanroom Advantages: Why is Modular Cleanroom Design A Huge Development?

Pre-engineered fabrication consolidates scheduling with minimal disruption and fewer variables. Difficult or expensive upgrades avoid overbearing noise, construction artifacts, and minimize if not eliminate the burden on facility staff for project management. Project leads enjoy fewer phone calls, emails, and headaches. CleanPro designs an environment unique to your facility, and guarantees testing and validation that its meets your state, federal, and organizational goals for you application.

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USP 797 Guidelines: Sterile Compounding Cleanroom Design, Components, and Procedure

USP Chapter 797 cleanroom design requires that facilities pressurize non-hazardous compounding and storage areas. ISO 5, 7 and 8 environments support primary engineering controls, buffer rooms, and ante-rooms.

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Upgrading a USP 797 Cleanroom to USP 800?

New USP guidelines may present challenges for compounding facilities. Some facilities need infrastructural and mechanical modifications for compliance. System evaluation includes duct systems, HEPA fan filters, differential pressure standards, air monitoring, and external air exhaust equipment.

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How Does USP 800 Change Storage and Unpacking of Hazardous Drugs?

Facilities unpacking hazardous drugs within a negative pressure room do not require procedural changes to meet USP unpacking area requirements. Facilities unpacking HDs within positive pressure ante rooms or facility spaces will require reconsideration.

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Cleanroom and Sterile Compounding Glossary and Definitions

The definitive cleanroom and sterile compounding glossary. Learn terminology and definitions for USP 797 and USP 800 compounding.

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Fingerprints of a Killer: Why Medicinal Cannabis Needs a Cleanroom Engineered Solution

The benefit of modular cannabis cleanrooms over traditional fixed wall grow rooms is that the configurable partitions of modular cleanroom designs lower the cost of installation or re-configuration for changing regulations. Divider rooms total environmental control, larger yields, and improve regulatory compliance at various stages of the growing cycle.

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Cleanroom HEPA Vacuum Use and Applications 

Cleanroom HEPA Vacuum Components and Applications Simply put, every square inch of a cleanroom should be absolutely pristine. Ceiling panels, lighting units, HEPA filtration units,

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Entering a Cleanroom: Preparation and Procedure – The Garments Employees Must Wear

This guide provides a framework for employees entering a cleanroom.

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Turnkey Cleanroom Install

CleanPro’s turn-key cleanroom solution provided a one-stop, one-contact result for the initial delivery and on-site installation of walls, ceiling grids, electrical systems, flooring, filters, HVAC, and more.

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Softwall Cleanroom Curtains Project

Softwall cleanroom curtains, sometimes referred simply as “plastic strips” yield ISO Class 10,000 level particle control with minimal construction. This customer required a custom softwall installation that integrated into their existing building structure CleanPro to deliver a softwall cleanroom

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