Fumigation: Choose Your Weapon!

By Gill Power

The Medicine Maker – issue 0218, February 2018

Andrew Ramage, our Microbiology Product Specialist, has written an article on approaching the task of replacing an existing system that uses Formaldehyde as a fumigant.

The article, titled ‘Fumigation: Choose Your Weapon’ features in issue 0218 of The Medicine Maker, published in February 2018. You can read more on the article on the Medicine Maker website.

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Case Study: Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

By Andy Whittard

GOSH Pharmacy Unit prevents spore contamination prior to compounder validation with multi-layer packaging solution from Cherwell Laboratories

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Redipor Prepared Media Distributors Meeting

By Andrew Ramage

We were delighted to host our first ever Redipor prepared media distributors meeting at the Cherwell Laboratories headquarters in Bicester UK on 6th February 2018. In recent years, Cherwell Laboratories has signed with a number of distributors throughout Europe to sell Redipor® prepared media. We felt this was an excellent opportunity to bring them all together to inform them of our future plans and to give them the chance to all speak to each other about their experiences selling Redipor®...

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Cherwell to participate in key Annex 1 sterile medicinal product manufacture conference

By Gill Power

Joint PHSS & PQG event provides forum for revised sterile drug GMP guideline discussion

Cherwell will be exhibiting and participating in a key ‘EU GMP Annex 1 Draft Revision Insight’ meeting at Leamington Spa on 12th March 2018. To be jointly hosted by the PHSS (Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Society) and the PQG (Pharmaceutical Quality Group) the event aims to provide a forum for discussion with invited regulatory authorities (MHRA) on this highly significant sterile drug GMP guideline update...

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Contact – January 2018

By Gill Power

Article includes:

  • New Year, New Challenges!
  • Consultation on the revision of annex 1, on manufacturing of sterile medicinal products
  • Did you know?

Welcome to our January 2018 eNewsletter – providing you with the latest news and updates from Cherwell Laboratories. If there’s any additional information you require, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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EU GMP Annex 1 update: The devil’s in the detail – part 2

By Andrew Ramage

Writing a blog to cover the updates made to EU GMP Annex 1 – Manufacture of Sterile Medicinal Products was quite a challenge due to the sheer amount of new content. Previously I covered changes and updates to the control of personnel, premises and water systems. Now for the rest…

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EU GMP Annex 1 update: The devil’s in the detail – part 1

By Andrew Ramage

 

Well, it’s almost here. The much anticipated, updated version of EU GMP Annex 1 – Manufacture of Sterile Medicinal Products was published for consultation in December. Over the last few years, Andrew Hopkins of the MHRA and project leader, promised a great deal more detail in the new version, mainly due to a loss of knowledge in recent years caused by experienced staff in the sector retiring. Hopkins is true to his word. The draft annex 1 is a far more detailed document, and arguably...

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Interesting facts about using Agar plates as your prepared culture media

By Andrew Ramage

 Prepared agar plates are one of the most popular forms of prepared culture media. While agar is chiefly used in the laboratory, this polymer has an interesting history and is very useful outside of the scientific world too. But where does it come from, and why do we favour this substance over any other?

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Cherwell Publishes In-Depth Guide to Prepared Culture Media

By Gill Power

Detailing best practices to produce, purchase, store and use microbiological media

 

Bicester, UK, 17th January 2018: Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of products for environmental monitoring and process validation, has published an eBook titled, “The Pharmaceutical and Cleanroom Industry’s Pocket Guide to Prepared Culture Media”. 

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Christmas 2017 Fundraising

By Gill Power

Christmas Card Donation & Christmas Raffle

Staff at Cherwell Laboratories continued their fundraising efforts over the 2017 Christmas period. 

The team managed to raise nearly £200 during their Christmas 2017 raffle.  We would like to say thank you to all staff members that participated in the fundraising raffle by buying raffle tickets and donating prizes.  Cherwell matched the amount raised by staff and rounded it up to make £500.

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