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July 06, 2021

Fume Hood Testing Procedure: Outlining The Basics

Fume hoods are designed to protect people who work with chemicals that may produce hazardous gases, vapors and particulates. They achieve this with airflow that pulls dust and fumes away from where…

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June 14, 2021

8 Tips for Hazardous Chemical Handling In A Lab

Laboratory work with chemicals is a necessary component of a wide range of fields and industries: the medical field, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial applications, consumer products and many…

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February 23, 2021

Why Endotoxin Testing Is Critical

Companies in the pharmaceutical and food industries must operate with extreme care to prevent their products from causing more harm than good. One of the most insidious threats these businesses must…

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February 18, 2021

What Is Water For Injection?

Life as we know it on Earth would not exist without water. Not only is it one of the critical building blocks that make up the cellular structure of all living things, but it also serves virtually…

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February 18, 2021

What Is EDI In Water Treatment?

Control is critical in a laboratory environment. Any unexpected variable introduced into a sample can have a significant impact on the results of a test or production process. Absolutely everything…

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December 15, 2020

What Is Media Fill Testing?

Media fill testing is the method of assessing the technique and competency of personnel who manipulate and create compounded sterile preparations. To maintain the purity of samples, compounds and…

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December 06, 2020

Considerations for Annual Cleanroom Shutdowns

Cleanroom shutdown events occur for numerous reasons, planned and unplanned. In returning to normal operation, there are key best practices that can be followed for a successful return to normal…

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September 09, 2020

What Is ASHRAE 110?

Chemical fume hoods are an integral part of laboratory safety, and a malfunctioning hood could prove disastrous to workers interacting with dangerous chemicals and fumes. A trade organization called…

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July 10, 2020

Understanding Purity And The Types Of Water Used In A Laboratory

No matter what type of work is done in a laboratory, it’s almost certain that lab water is required to carry out certain processes. Due to the sensitive nature of laboratory work — and the need for…

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June 03, 2020

What Is Autoclave Sterilization?

By: Alex Taylor, Senior Project Manager

What is autoclave sterilization? The simplest explanation is that it is a highly effective method of sterilizing and disinfecting objects through the use of heat — in the form of steam — plus…

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