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Good Automated Manufacturing Practices 5 (GAMP5) And Your Cleanroom Small Image
May 25, 2022

Good Automated Manufacturing Practices 5 (GAMP5) And Your Cleanroom

The Good Automated Manufacturing Practices (GAMP) were developed by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) for pharmaceutical cleanrooms. The ISPE remains the governing body for GAMP....

May 19, 2022

Cleanrooms Explained

A cleanroom is a specifically designed room that controls contamination. Cleanrooms are used in practically every industry where small particles can adversely affect the manufacturing process and product. The...

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May 18, 2022

4 Cleanroom Particle Filtration Techniques

How many times have you heard us say, “your cleanroom filtration is critical”? Probably more than once if you’ve spent any time interacting with us. But not all filtration is the same!...

May 18, 2022

Fill the “GAP” Good Application Practice “How to Test HEPA Filters ”

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May 11, 2022

Your Ultimate Guide To Cleanroom Air Distribution Strategy

We talk a lot about contamination control strategies in a cleanroom, but there is another type of strategy you need to consider: air distribution. This strategy is typically put into place during the planning...

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May 5, 2022

Cleanroom Particle Filtration Basics

Your filters are what separates your cleanroom from just some ordinary, run-of-the-mill room. They stop potentially harmful contaminants from entering the room. They prevent yield loss and harm to the...

May 4, 2022

Cleanroom Air Filters: Controlling Contamination in The Cleanroom

Photometer vs Particle Counter: Which Is Right For Your Cleanroom? Small Image
Apr 27, 2022

Photometer vs Particle Counter: Which Is Right For Your Cleanroom?

When you need to classify your cleanroom, do you reach for your trusty photometer or particle counter? Both photometers and particle counters are devices used in cleanrooms to measure particles, but they go...

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Apr 20, 2022

Your Basic Guide To Aseptic Filling

Your Basic Guide To Aseptic Filling Did you know that aseptic (or sterile) processing in pharmaceutical manufacturing is relatively new? Sterility requirements were established in the 1920s. Later, during...

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Apr 5, 2022

Aseptic Environment: Nonviable vs Viable Monitoring

Does it matter what kind of particles exist in your cleanroom? Isn't all contamination bad? On the surface, yes. You just need to know if your cleanroom is contaminated or not. Any contamination poses a...

Apr 1, 2022

Airborne Particle Counters and How They Work

Mar 23, 2022

Good Application Practice: How to Perform Proper Cleanroom Classification

Mar 14, 2022

Particle Count Cleanroom Certification versus Routine Particle Monitoring and current GMP requirements

Cleanroom Certification is a process of validation. This validation process certifies that the Cleanroom operating conditions meet the intended design parameters. Room Particle Counts are tested using a...

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Mar 8, 2022

How To Choose Your Cleanroom Classifying & Monitoring Tools

So you’re going to classify your cleanroom. But what cleanroom classifying tools can you use that will make the process painful and easy? First things first, let’s define cleanroom...

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Mar 1, 2022

Cleanroom Classification: What Makes  A Cleanroom

So what exactly makes a cleanroom… A cleanroom? First and foremost, a cleanroom needs to be clean. You are able to communicate just how clean it is through its cleanroom classification. But you...

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Feb 8, 2022

6 Water Purification Methods For Cleanrooms

Water. It makes up 70% of our bodies, but, even more importantly, it serves as a vital ingredient and manufacturing component in cleanrooms. Before we are able to introduce it into the cleanroom setting -...

Dec 15, 2021

How to Effectively Implement an Environmental Monitoring System Part 2: The Validation and Handover Process

Nov 24, 2021

How to Effectively Implement an Environmental Monitoring System Part 1: The Installation Process

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Nov 10, 2021

Viable Sampling Vs. Nonviable Sampling

Does it matter what kind of particle exists in your cleanroom? Yes, it does! Two types of contamination include viable and nonviable particles. Depending on which is present in your cleanroom, you will be...

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Aug 6, 2021

How Do You Measure Air Particles?

Air particles are measured by forcing air through a cavity in a particle counter which uses a laser to measure and count the particles. This is done through a process called light...

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May 7, 2021

What Is An Ultrapure Water System?

Water is an extremely powerful force. We see it carve its way through land to form amazing geographical features like the Grand Canyon. So what can water do in your system? Ultrapure water systems clean water...

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Apr 26, 2021

Cleanroom Classifications Explained

A cleanroom classification basically tells you how clean a cleanroom is. While we typically consider cleanrooms to use HEPA filters and multiple layers of protection, cleanrooms can really be any room where...

Mar 11, 2021

Particle Counting Fundamentals

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Mar 5, 2021

What Are Particles?

Particles are all the physical little pieces of stuff floating around in the air. Sometimes they can be visible to the naked eye (like a large floating piece of dust or pollen), but, most of the time, when...

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Mar 1, 2021

5 Fundamentals Of Particle Counters

Particle counters do just that: they count particles. They are used in cleanrooms to count and size the particles in the air so the cleanroom can stay in proper working function and meet crucial...

Feb 26, 2020

What is a Cleanroom?

Nov 6, 2019

Different Types of Contamination

Contamination in the cleanroom can lead to product quality and safety issues and must always be controlled. What are the most common types of contamination you can find in a cleanroom?

Jul 17, 2019

Indoor Air Quality And Particle Detection Methods

Indoor air quality is the air quality within and around buildings and structures. IAQ is known to affect the health, comfort and well-being of building occupants. Poor indoor air quality has been linked to...

May 9, 2019

Cleanroom Grades ABCD Explained

A clean room is an environment, typically used in manufacturing or scientific research that has a low level of environmental pollutants such as dust, airborne microbes, aerosol particles, and chemical vapors....

Mar 7, 2019

Basics of Particle Counting, Part 3

Understanding how a particle counter works can really assist in increasing your awareness regarding your environmental monitoring data. With particle counter technology sensitivity it is important to take...

Mar 6, 2019

Introduction to Particle Sizes

Feb 13, 2019

Basics of Particle Counting, Part 2

a particle counter is an instrument that detects and counts particles not visible to the naked eye. Airborne Particle Counters (APCs) specifically use light scattering techniques to count particles in an air...

Jan 16, 2019

Basics of Particle Counting, Part 1

Particle Counters have been around for many years and are used in many industries and they are an important tool for early fault diagnosis of a Cleanrooms air filtration integrity. In this guide, we will...

Apr 3, 2016

Introduction to Demarcation Lines in USP 797 Regulated Cleanroom Environments

Oct 1, 2015

Airborne Particle Deposition in Cleanrooms

Deposition Mechanisms Abstract This article discusses the mechanisms of particle deposition onto cleanroom surfaces.  The main mechanism for particles above 0.5 µm is gravitational...

Feb 22, 2012

Continuous Particle Monitoring in Cleanrooms

In order to determine the best system for continuous monitoring of particles in a cleanroom, you should understand the two types of continuous particle monitoring systems. Real time particle monitoring...

Jan 1, 2012

Cleanroom Requirements, Certification and Monitoring Per Common Accepted Standards

Cleanroom Classification and class limits are established in ISO 14644-1 (see Table 1), while specifications for testing and monitoring to prove continued compliance are established in ISO 14644-2 (see Tables...