The annual Pharmig conference took place at the Nottingham on the 25th and 26th November 2016. For those who haven’t been to this event it is a mix of presentations by leading industry figures and open discussion sessions covering the latest “hot topics” where delegates can share experiences and discuss the latest regulatory information. There were also a large number of trade stands selling everything the...
CLA Cherry, H Millward, R Cooper, J Landon reference the use of SAS microbial air samplers in their paper ‘A novel approach to sterile pharmaceutical freeze-drying’ published in Pharmaceutical Development and Technology.
MJ Bromley, G van Muijlwijk, MG Fraczek reference the use of the hand held microbial air samplers in their paper ‘Occurrence of azole-resistant species of Aspergillus in the UK environment’ published in volume 2, issue 4 of the Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance.
Alshareef and Robson reference the SAS Duo 360 in their paper ‘Prevalence, persistence, and phenotypic variation of Aspergillus fumigatus in the outdoor environment in Manchester, UK, over a 2-year period’ published in Medical Mycology. They used the hand held microbial air sampler to determine the total airborne fungal count at monthly intervals over a two year period.
Redipor prepared media was used and referenced in the paper titled ‘Use of the BacT/ALERT® System for Rapid Detection of Microbial Contamination in a Pilot Study using Pancreatic Islet Cell Products Samples taken for sterility testing’ from L Murray, N McGowan, J Fleming featured in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.
How to find the best industry information and guidance?
With the explosion in the sheer volume of information now available on the internet it can be difficult to know where to find reliable answers to questions. Within the pharmaceutical and associated industries regulatory documents, such as EU GMP, provide the framework within which compliance must be sought. Interpretation and implementation of these regulations can be challenging.
Cherwell Laboratories took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 25th September 2015 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Staff raised money by baking cakes for the occasion or donating to eat them! We also had a "Guess the Number of Spots on the Cake" competition.
Company maintains focus on quality to meet customer expectations
Bicester, UK, 3rd September 2015: Cherwell Laboratories, specialists in cleanroom microbiology solutions, are pleased to announce the appointment of Harshad Joshi as Quality Manager. Harshad’s appointment marks Cherwell’s commitment to providing the highest quality products, enabling customers to retain complete confidence in the products Cherwell supply them with.
International Standards Organisation (ISO) has two series of clean room standards, ISO14644 and ISO14698. Both standards have been under review for many years and whilst sections 1 and 2 of ISO14644 have been issued as draft international standards (DIS), further work on ISO14698 for bio-contamination has stopped.