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Choosing & Installing An Environmental Monitoring System Small Image
Nov 29, 2021

Choosing & Installing An Environmental Monitoring System

Your Environmental Monitoring System stands between you and system failure, product recalls, contamination, and potential lawsuits. Sounds intense? We think so, too. But as the world’s clean air...

3 Things To Look For In Your Particle Counter to Mitigate Risk. Small Image
Oct 5, 2021

3 Things To Look For In Your Particle Counter to Mitigate Risk.

Your particle counter is a foundational part of your cleanroom contamination control strategy, as it stands between you and contamination notification. But your particle counter has a wide array of...

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Jul 23, 2021

Data Integrity in Environmental Monitoring

Features to look for in your particle monitor to ensure compliance of your cleanroom Environmental monitoring lies at the heart of regulatory compliance for cleanrooms used in pharmaceutical,...

Ergonomics And Your Cleanroom Small Image
Jun 18, 2021

Ergonomics And Your Cleanroom

Ever felt that tension in your upper back and neck after sitting at a computer for too long? We’ve all been there - and resented going to sit at another desk for it. That’s where ergonomics comes...

10 Ways To Improve Your Cleanroom’s Gowning Protocols Small Image
Jun 11, 2021

10 Ways To Improve Your Cleanroom’s Gowning Protocols

  What is a foundational piece of your cleanroom contamination control strategy? Your gowning protocol. Humans, by far, produce the most particles in a cleanroom and your gowning protocol can limit that...

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Jun 4, 2021

Foundations of a Cleanroom Contamination Control Strategy

Your cleanroom contamination control strategy is the frontline between you and contaminated products, which can lead to yield loss, slowed production, and possible reputation damage. So when was the last time...

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Feb 16, 2021

ISO 17025 Calibration

What It Means And Why It’s Important Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is proud to announce that all of our manufacturing and service facilities have been accredited for the ISO 17025 testing and...

What Is Particle Counter Calibration? And why is it important? Small Image
Feb 11, 2021

What Is Particle Counter Calibration? And why is it important?

What Is Particle Counter Calibration? And why is it important? Particle counters are a fundamental part of any properly maintained cleanroom. They are intricate tools used to count the number of...

Particle Counting Sample Tubing Guidance and Best Practices

Airborne Particle Counters are used for a variety of purposes in pharmaceutical cleanrooms for such applications: Filter testing Cleanroom certification and testing Isolator certification and...

How to Perform a PQ On a Particle Monitoring System

A PQ is a performance qualification which is conducted prior to a system becoming operational. The PQ tests the system to ensure it meets its operational objectives in a real world operational environment. It...

Cleanroom Gowning

What are the regulatory requirements? Although there are no federal regulations for sterile cleanroom garments used in the pharmaceutical industry, guidance for the industry is available from The Institute...

Establishing a PHARMA Environmental Monitoring Program

"In aseptic processing, one of the most important laboratory controls is the environmental monitoring program. The EM program provides meaningful information on the quality of the aseptic processing...

Cleaning / Wipedown

Controlling cleanroom contamination is mission critical for sterile manufacturing processes. It is vital the equipment taken into the cleanroom and used in the cleanroom are easy to wipe down and keep free...

Selecting the Right Monitoring Instruments for Cleanroom Classification and Routine Reclassification Following current cGMP

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions has been manufacturing portable and remote cleanroom and outdoor air monitoring equipment since 1982. We have over 35 years of experience providing monitoring solutions to the...

Cleanroom Gas Sampling Using a Particle Counter

Testing of compressed gases is a GMP requirement when such gases are used in cleanroom applications. It is critical for such testing to occur since product process zones in ISO 5 cleanrooms and zones require...

Cleanroom Gas Sampling Using an Active Air Sampler

Testing of compressed gases is a GMP requirement when such gases are used in cleanroom applications. It is critical for such testing to occur since product process zones in ISO 5 cleanrooms and zones require...

Cleanroom Air Changes

Cleanrooms are defined by their cleanliness level based on the absence of airborne particles present in a sample of a giving volume. ISO 14644-1 is an international standard for cleanroom classification....

Cleanroom Air Filters

Cleanrooms require air filters in order to trap contaminants from entering the cleanrooms air supply through its HVAC system. Cleanrooms are controlled environments where the control of temperature/humidity,...

The Selection of the right Air Sampling Equipment for Your Process and Quality Assurance

In our cleanrooms where sterile products are manufactured biocontamination needs to be controlled and monitored frequently and in risk zones continuously during production. The goal is to produce safe and...

Lighthouse Active Air Sampler Technology and d50

Air Sampler impaction technology has been around for decades. However the d50 is a little know aspect of air sampler technology design and it plays a critical role in air sample capture. Aerosol Impaction is...

Particle Count Strategies on Alarm Settings

Setting inappropriate Alert and Action alarms on your Environmental Monitoring System (EMS) could be a big contributor to loss revenue, longer downtimes and a lot of discarded product. Misinterpretation of...

What do Particle Counts Mean?

When using particle counters, one needs to be aware of certain terms or phrases that are commonly used when describing functions of the instrument, or how the data is viewed and reported. Data are displayed...

Real Time Process Monitoring

A common approach to controlling contamination in high technology manufacturing cleanrooms is the continuous monitoring of particles. Either dedicated, discrete, “real-time” particle counters or a...

Maintaining Validation and Calibration

A wide variety of scientific instruments are used on a regular basis to assist in our daily IAQ investigations. Moisture meters, temperature and relative humidity probes, infrared cameras, and particle...

Particle Transport in Tubing

Airborne Particle Counters (APC) are used for a variety of purposes such as: • Filter testing • Cleanroom certification and testing • Isolator and minienvironment testing and certification....