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Are You Prepared? Check Before Exiting and Entering a Cleanroom

Cleanrooms are critical environments in various industries, especially in pharmaceutical and medical settings, where even the slightest contamination can have serious consequences. Whether entering or exiting a cleanroom, proper preparation is essential to maintain the integrity of the environment and ensure the safety and efficacy of the products produced. Here, we’ll discuss the necessary steps…

USP 800 Cleanroom Requirements for Garments

The healthcare and pharmacy industry faces numerous challenges in ensuring the safety of their workers, especially those involved in handling hazardous drugs, such as chemotherapy agents. Exposure to these drugs poses significant health risks, including skin contact contamination. To mitigate these risks, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 800 sets stringent guidelines for maximizing safety…

Protecting Your Staff from Bloodborne Pathogens with Cleanroom PPE

In medical environments, prioritizing employees’ health and safety is critical. Nowhere is this truer than in cleanrooms, where the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens lurks, presenting potential hazards to workers’ health and well-being. At Cleanroom Supplies, we recognize the pivotal role of personal protective equipment (PPE) in upholding safety and hygiene standards. With our…

The Basics of Cleanroom Safety to Ensure a Sterile Environment

Cleanroom environments are essential in various industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. These highly controlled spaces are designed to maintain exceptionally low levels of contaminants such as dust, particles, and microorganisms. To achieve this, all staff members, cleaning teams, and anyone entering the cleanroom environment must follow stringent safety measures and protocols. This comprehensive guide…

Enhancing Safety Standards in Hospitals: The Role of DuPont Tyvek Coveralls

When safety and compliance are paramount, healthcare facilities face the challenge of maintaining high safety standards while ensuring productivity and cost-effectiveness. The importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in achieving these goals cannot be overstated, and among the various forms of PPE, coveralls play a pivotal role. Here, we explore how DuPont Tyvek suits enhance…

Cleanroom Bags & Cleanliness

Cleanroom bags are used to package sensitive products that cannot be exposed to particles or contamination. Clean room bags are made inside of a clean room to ensure they are contamination-free since they are housing delicate items. This means no foreign substances in or on the cleanroom supplies and no release of chemicals and other…

Cleanroom Wiping Methods for Disinfection

Using cleanroom wipes for disinfection is common in compounding pharmacies, laboratories, hospitals, medical device manufacturing, food handling, and other sterile processing industries. In addition to using the proper lint-free wipe, you should choose the right method to apply the solution and the optimal wiping method for your disinfection application. The right cleanroom wipe for your…

USP <797> Revisions Take Effect November 2023

After years of collecting and analyzing information across the industry, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) published its final version of the revisions to General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations, originally issued in 2008. The USP update to <797> incorporate advances in science and clinical practice and aim to clarify topics that were not…

History of Pharmaceutical Compounding

The pharmaceutical compounding process of customizing and blending drugs to meet needs specific to a patient is not a new service. In fact, people have been compounding drugs for millennia. Most of that time the physician has been both the prescriber and the compounding pharmacist. Earliest Pharmaceutical Compounding History It is impossible to say when…