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Aseptic containment strategies to meet challenges of processing new highly toxic and biologically hazardous sterile medicinal products and therapies

7 March 2019 | By ,

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) have been established in the pharmaceutical industry over the course of many years. Containment technologies – ie, those strategies developed to contain the APIs – and qualification practices based on API powder containment have primarily been based on health and safety issues related to operator exposure…

Avoiding environmental monitoring ‘false negatives’: overcoming disinfectant residues with culture media neutralisers

6 September 2018 | By

Even with the rise of rapid microbiological methods, most environmental monitoring applications are undertaken using culture media, with many alternative methods also being growth-based. This makes the selection, control and release of culture media an area of great importance, given that the quality of the culture media underpins the environmental…