Safety & hygiene

Contamination control gets a confidence booster

Ecolab’s purpose-built cleanroom in South Wales, UKThe last thing customers need in a cleanroom environment is doubt about the validity of products, or to compromise their procedures and protocols. Ecolab Contamination Control has introduced an assurance mark in support of its own manufacturing processes.

Disinfect, detect and eliminate

Ecolab’s Klercide UV validation torchWith its extensive track record in providing products and services for the control of microbial contamination in cleanroom environments, Ecolab Contamination Control is a leader in its field.

Adhering to high standards

German company Weiss designs climate test cabinets for the stability testing of medicines in the pharmaceutical industry that easily meet international guidelines.  According to International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH), long term tests and accelerated tests must be conducted in climate test cabinets for the stability testing of medicines.

The art and science of being clean

md100Safety officers and management need to be constantly vigilant that their hygiene and safety measures are doing what they should, and they are keeping up with the latest techniques, technologies and products to ensure they are sustaining the most appropriate hygiene and safety levels in their companies. What’s more, with the Medicines Control Council (MCC) getting stricter with its testing, companies should not take these issues lightly. To assist, PHARMACEUTICAL & COSMETIC REVIEW takes a look at some of the latest trends in environmental hygiene management, and, hand in hand with this, ensuring the supply of ample quantities of ultrapure water to your production process.

Safety in fragrance ingredients reassessed

As part of the fragrance industry’s ongoing safety programme, the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) announced the 47th amendment to its code of practice. Its programme is founded on assessing fragrance materials and either establishing safe use levels or prohibiting their use, based on studying their potential effects on people and the environment.

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