Procedure and Protocol

What’s the Difference Between Sterile and Aseptic Technique?

Are the terms sterile and aseptic used interchangeably? Is a cleanroom sterile? What is aseptic processing?

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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.

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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 vacuume

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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cleanroom gowning and procedure

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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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.

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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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cleanroom gowning and procedure

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

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

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Cleanroom wipe on stainless steel.

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

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

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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

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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

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