New: Vileda Professional Cleanroom Products

Vileda Professional Cleanroom Mops support most critical applications. Each Vileda mop head, frame, or bucket connects over 30 years of development for controlled environments and healthcare. Find stainless steel mop sets and handles, or ask about quantity discounts on Vileda mop refills, pads, and accessories. Join St. Johns and other leading healthcare organizations for enhanced sanitization within controlled environments, cleanrooms and healthcare facilities.

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.

Cleanroom HEPA Vacuum Use and Applications 

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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, sprinkler heads, walls, glass surfaces, process equipment, piping systems, floors, and manufacturing equipment should all be decontaminated regularly. Even the ambient air must be monitored and maintained at proper levels. … Read moreCleanroom HEPA Vacuum Use and Applications 

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

This guide provides a framework for employees entering a cleanroom.

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

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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.

Cleanroom Mop Procedure – How to Mop a Cleanroom with a Multi-Bucket System

Learn how to properly mop a cleanroom for ISO class or cGMP cleanliness levels. Compare designs and materials of multi-bucket cleanroom mop systems.

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?

How to Certify or Test a Cleanroom with a Handheld Particle Counter

How to Certify a Cleanroom with Kanomax Hand Held Particle Counters

Are Automatic Shoe Cover and Medical Bootie Dispensers and Removers Worth the Cost?

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High-traffic cleanrooms use tightly controlled procedures with repeatable processes to maximize the passage of people in and out of sanitary environments. Cleanroom facilities of all sizes find advantages in using automatic shoe cover removers and dispensers to improve adherence to procedure, maximize throughput, cleanliness, and safety. The result is cost savings of up to $250+ … Read moreAre Automatic Shoe Cover and Medical Bootie Dispensers and Removers Worth the Cost?

The Seven Deadly Sins of Cleanroom Wiping (and How to Avoid Them!)

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1. Ignoring the Need to Wipe on a Regular Basis To assure quality is maintained in all cleanroom and restricted areas, housekeeping maintenance must be performed daily. Improper cleaning leads to contamination and ultimately loss in end user product quality. Contamination can be broadly categorized into two categories, films and particulates, both of which can cause … Read moreThe Seven Deadly Sins of Cleanroom Wiping (and How to Avoid Them!)

Air Showers: Increasing Productivity & Reducing Costs of Cleanroom Operations

Article reprinted from Clean Air Products, manufacturers of air showers, cleanrooms, and cleanroom accessories. A cleanroom provides a controlled environment in which companies can produce contaminate-free products. Air showers are a vital component of maintaining that clean environment. They protect the cleanroom by using high-velocity jets of air to remove loose particles of contamination from … Read moreAir Showers: Increasing Productivity & Reducing Costs of Cleanroom Operations

Basics of Isolator Cleaning

Isolators are increasingly installed in pharmaceutical production laboratories due to the increased handling of hazardous drug ingredients as well as the need for smaller batches and more flexible production environments. Isolators can potentially lower the installation and maintenance costs compared to large-scale cleanroom environments. While manufacturing facilities have established SOPs for isolators, this article focuses on the importance … Read moreBasics of Isolator Cleaning