Storage of Growth Media

By Andrew Ramage

Issues affecting the storage of growth media

Back in December 2017, we published a blog, taken from our guide “The pharmaceutical industry’s guide to prepared culture media” specifically about the factors to consider when storing growth media. One of the most frequent questions I am asked by customers looking for technical help are factors that affect growth media, usually accompanied by a scenario where they are worried the performance of the media is affected by a specific or number of...

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Cherwell to attend two events in May focused on the revision of EU GMP Annex 1

By Gill Power

How Cherwell can help customers to improve their environmental monitoring

 Bicester, UK, 1st May 2018: Cherwell Laboratories will be offering expert knowledge and demonstrating their comprehensive range of specialist environmental monitoring and process validation products at two events focused on the revision of EU GMP Annex 1 in May 2018. At both events, Cherwell can advise visitors on how to improve environmental monitoring following the eventual publication of this significant amendment...

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2018 Charity Easter Event

By Gill Power

 

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Contact - March 2018

By Gill Power

Articles include:

  • EU GMP Annex 1 Revision joint PHSS and PQG conference overview
  • Top marks for Cherwell's Redipor prepared media products
  • Did you know?  Cherwell Laboratories are supporting a number of conference and training events in 2018

Welcome to the March 2018 issue of our eNewsletter – keeping you updated on news and events at Cherwell Laboratories. We hope you enjoy this issue; if you have any questions, please do contact us.

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10 reasons why you should not be using formaldehyde

By Andrew Ramage

Formaldehyde was long considered the undisputed fumigation champion for ridding your cleanroom (and all other aseptic spaces) of any and all contaminants. Then, in January 2016, EU legislation reclassified formaldehyde as a class 1B carcinogen and class 2 mutagen, placing the widespread use of this popular chemical under scrutiny.

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2018 Conference and Training Events

By Gill Power

 

We will be continuing to support a number of conferences and training events in 2018. These events help us to keep up to date with the changing requirements of pharmaceutical regulation, such as the long-awaited revision to EU GMP Annex 1. They also provide us with the ideal opportunity to discuss the individual challenges delegates face and to advise them on the most suitable solutions we can provide for their specific requirements.

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EU GMP Annex 1 Revision Joint PHSS and PQG Conference Overview

By Andrew Ramage

Following the release of the draft copy of EU GMP Annex 1 for public consultation, PHSS jointly with PQG (Pharmaceutical Quality Group) organised a conference for its members to question one of the authors of annex 1, and to openly discuss the annex 1 along with the response that PHSS and PQG will be sending to the EMA. Sales Manager, Andrew Barrow and myself were delighted to represent Cherwell Laboratories at our stand. It would be fair to say PHSS initially underestimated the level of...

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British Seaweed - The Hunt for Agar in World War Two 

By Gill Power

An article from the Society for Applied Microbiology's publication, highlights that the lack of bacteriological agar during World War Two was recognised as a national emergency

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Top Marks for Cherwell’s Redipor® Prepared Microbial Media Products

By Gill Power

UK & Euro versions of new Redipor price list released as customer base grows across Europe

 

 

Bicester, UK, 20th March 2018: Cherwell Laboratories announce that a recent customer satisfaction survey has affirmed that the vast majority would recommend Cherwell and its Redipor® microbiological media products to a colleague. Value for money, excellent customer service and product quality were all key factors contributing to the very positive outcome of this survey. These results are evidenced...

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Balancing Act Between Outsourced and In-house Culture Media Manufacture

By Gill Power

Cleanroom Technology – March 2018

Cherwell Laboratories is featured in an article in the March 2018 issue of Cleanroom Technology magazine.  In the article Cherwell’s Microbiology Product Specialist, Andrew Ramage, puts across the argument for prepared media versus in-house manufacturing. The piece covers: Consistency and quality; Testing and validation and Effective transport and storage and can be found on pages 29 and 30 of the March issue of Cleanroom Technology or on the Cleanroom...

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