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Community reference laboratory for food packaging ensures chemicals used in products do not affect human health.

Isolator technology: key role in screening and production

When lives are at risk, there is no room for compromise. Isolators play a vital role when humans need to handle pharmaceuticals or pathogens.

New ultra-low-residue biocide available for RABS

When carrying out applications in very high grade areas, such as Grade A and B cleanrooms, or the outer areas of RAB Systems, the highest quality of product is required.

Make sure closed system trigger sprays are validated

Karen Rossington takes a closer look at the risks of a trigger spray disinfectant delivery system.

Making sense of relative humidity in the cleanroom environment

Maintaining optimum environmental conditions, such as humidity and temperature, is essential for any workspace, but particularly so for a cleanroom environment.
Of these parameters, relative humidity (RH) is one of the most...

Market bouncing back faster than expected

In February, the McIlvaine 2006 world forecast for cleanroom hardware and consumables was $9.1bn.

Ultrasonic fogging system aids cleanroom decontamination

How to reduce water consumption and yet maintain, or even increase, effectiveness during decontamination showers is a challenge that has recently taken a significant step forward. Sean Ottewell reports.

Step-by-step selection of cleanroom disinfectants

Within a critical environment, cleanliness is of utmost importance and nowhere is more critical than an area where intravenous drugs are prepared or developed. Karen Rossington reports.

Wipes for cleanrooms: how to select the best wipe for the job

Much has been written about the use of wipes in the electronics industry, but little or nothing about the requirements for wipes within life science cleanrooms. The assumption has also been made that life science requirements are very...

Berry fibre concentrates without additives

Berry fruit juices and purees with their natural fibre content are available from Bayernwald, as well as berry fibre concentrates in a water solution.

"cleanroom market bouncing back faster than originally predicted, says online forecast"

In February, the McIlvaine 2006 world forecast for cleanroom hardware and consumables was$9.1 billion.

New plant for bulk production and purification of insulin

A new E300 million plant in Denmark combines advanced control, three dimensional design,clean-in-place technology, water purification and sterilisation in one insulin production and purification plant. eLab takes a look inside.

Latest developments in carbon filter technology for recirculating fume cabinets

Robert Monks reports the development of a range of filters with environmentally friendly carbon.

Liquid food products: premium possibilities through packaging

The liquid food industry is characterised by an increasing focus on product differentiation, achieved through new packaging materials and design, increased shelf life, consumer convenience and new products. An increased rate of innovation...

Manufacturers must continually refine equipment to retain loyalty

The feature that characterises major manufacturers of food equipment is the range of options available to bolt onto a basic platform. Driven by the increasing fickleness of today's customer, and increasingly competitive markets, most food...

hygienic containers for safe transport

Your aseptic production line is 100per cent safe and reliable but what about your packaging? Container users should be able to rely on the reliability of packaging used to transport their goods.

"aGold standard' in drug production is unnecessary, research claims"

Over-engineering in pharmaceutical companies is pushing up the cost of drugs. But these could be lowered, saving as much as £3 million on a £20 million plant.

safe weighing environment

Weighing hazardous or potent substances within conventional fume cupboards is problematic.

The design of standard cabinets creates a roll in the airflow, which disrupts the operation of sensitive analytical balances.

plastic consumables

Manufacture of precision plastic consumables by Treff is carried out by automated processes and is ISO 9001:2000 certified.

Service wing can be key to the successful laboratory operation

Modern laboratories must be able to cope with diverse requirments and, as Stefan Holler reports, the service wing is key to their sucessful operation.




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