Using the Minncare® Dry Fog 2 System in Cleanroom Decontamination and Validation

By Sandra Hulme

Maintaining a validated cleanroom is undoubtedly the best way to ensure the highest standards in your controlled environments. It demonstrates that your facility was designed to meet stringent compliance and that you also regularly test and monitor airborne particulate levels, surface particulate levels, viable microbial particulates, relative humidity, differential pressure, temperature and more.

Read More

NHSQA Symposium 2017

By Gill Power

 

We will be exhibiting a selection of our comprehensive range of specialist environmental monitoring and process validation products at the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium 2017, which will be held on the 7th & 8th November at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Chester. 

Read More

Researching Disinfectant Neutralisers

By Andrew Ramage

A history of disinfectant neutralisers

Now and again I get some unusual requests as part of my job. One was a request made by Tim Sizer, Regional QA Officer for NHS QA South West. He approached me towards the end of the APDM event at Leeds and Bradford University in July 2017.  Tim asked me to find out more information about the reason dilution was recommended as the best way to neutralise alcohols. The explanation was slightly more complex than that but it will take me too long to explain!...

Read More

All You Need to Know About Selecting Cold Sterilants for Your Decontamination Process

By Sandra Hulme

As tragic events like the NECC meningitis outbreak have shown, maintaining a sterile cleanroom is a complex process that requires continual evaluation. It must keep up with the challenges of keeping out a complicated external environment, be resilient to evolving microbial threats, meet strict environmental standards and still offer a safe place in which humans can work.

Read More

Cherwell Supports PHSS Annual Conference 2017

By Gill Power

Cherwell to offer practical advice and solutions on environmental monitoring and process validation

Bicester, UK, 25th August 2017: Cherwell Laboratories have confirmed their continued support for the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Sciences Society (PHSS) - UCL Q3P Annual Conference 2017.  A comprehensive range of specialist environmental monitoring and process validation products available from Cherwell will be on display on the company’s stand, with Cherwell staff available to demonstrate...

Read More

Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms: A Round-Up of Freshly Pressed Research Papers (February to June 2017)

By Andrew Ramage

Our first edition of Recommended Research Papers for Cleanroom Operators gathered quite an audience. Thanks to each of you who responded to our call for recommendations for this and future editions. 

Read More

NECC Tragedy: Lessons Learned about Cleanroom Environmental Conditions

By Andrew Ramage

As the pharmaceutical community takes on board the sheer scale of disaster wrought by the case of the New England Compounding Centre (NECC), there are critical lessons we can learn that will make decontamination more effective.

Read More

Cherwell Publishes Cleanroom Decontamination Guide

By Gill Power

 Providing a quick guide on validation standards and regulations

Bicester, UK, 28th July 2017: Cherwell Laboratories, specialist suppliers of products for environmental monitoring, cleanroom bio-decontamination and process validation, has published a booklet titled “The Pharmaceutical Lab’s Pocket Guide to Cleanroom Decontamination”. 

Read More

What Training Should your Cleanroom Manufacturing Staff Undergo?

By Andy Whittard

By definition, the cleanroom environment is no place for a laissez-faire attitude. With a number of regulatory protocols applying to pharmaceutical manufacture, the chance of falling short is a very realistic risk – and it takes diligence and scrupulous protocol to maintain regulatory standards.

Read More

GOSH selects Cherwell for support

By Gill Power

Collaborating on product development to exclude bacterial spores from aseptic compounding

 Aseptic compounding at the GOSH Pharmacy Unit

 

Bicester, UK, 18th July 2017:  Cherwell Laboratories, specialists in products for environmental monitoring and process validation, has recently supported the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Pharmacy Unit in developing a new triple-wrapped prepared media product required to ensure the exclusion of bacterial spores during aseptic compounding validation....

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

New Call-to-action
New Call-to-action
New Call-to-action