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Did you have positive viable sample in your cleanroom? Follow these steps.
In a cleanroom environment, maintaining cleanliness and preventing contamination are critical. If you have a positive viable sample  (referring to a sample containing living microorganisms), it's important to follow strict protocols to prevent the spread of contaminants and ensure the safety of the cleanroom and its occupants. Here's what you should generally do:1. Isolate the [...MORE]

Humidity issues in your hospital pharmacy?
Controlling the humidity in a hospital pharmacy is crucial for maintaining the effectiveness of the medications, ensuring the proper functioning of equipment, and complying with regulatory standards such as USP 797 for compounding pharmacies. High humidity can also promote the growth of mold and bacteria, which could compromise sterility and patient safety.Here are several strategies to address [...MORE]

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Importance of following USP 797 Guidelines
Attention Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS) Following USP 797 guidelines is crucial for several reasons:Patient Safety: The primary goal of USP 797 is to prevent harm to patients that could result from microbial contamination, excessive bacterial endotoxins, variability in the intended strength of correct ingredients, unintended chemical and physical contaminants, and [...MORE]

How often should you get your Fume Hood inspected?
Fume hoods, essential safety devices in many labs, need regular inspection and maintenance to ensure they are functioning properly. Testing frequency can depend on a variety of factors, including the type of work being done, the specific equipment being used, and local regulations or institutional policies.As a general guideline, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and [...MORE]