Year: 2016

Clean Room Experts

The basic function of a clean room is to protect the manufactured product from contamination. In  pharmaceutical production, the survival of a drug manufacturer is heavily invested the safety of the finished product. So, it is necessary to identify any potential source of contamination, which includes the working environment itself. Requirements of the quality of …

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Sterile Compounding: A Guide for Community Pharmacists

After reading this article you will: understand the principles of sterile compounding understand the requirements for sterile compounding understand the principles of operation of a laminar airflow hood Introduction Health care is increasingly moving into the home setting, creating new challenges for pharmacists. Pharmacists may be asked to fill prescriptions for intravenous solutions, and prepare …

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We help you Create Aseptic and Safest Environment!

Is your hospital affiliated with Premier, Inc?  Aseptic Enclosures is a contracted supplier through Premier Inc.  Our two agreements with Premier; Pharmacy Planning and Conceptual Design and Primary Engineering Control Devices, allow us to help you achieve USP 800 and USP 797 compliance with the savings of Premier membership.  With all the ever-changing rules compliance …

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Environmental Monitoring and Sampling Test Supplies

It is important for each facility to understand their environment and potential sources of contamination and implement appropriate controls that comply with USP <797>. This requires proper aseptic facilities, the development of policies and procedures for cleaning, aseptic technique, sterility testing, personnel testing, and environmental monitoring. USP <797> indicates that sampling frequency is to be …

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Aseptic Enclosures Lunch and Learn Meetings For Your State BOP

Aseptic Enclosures has been traveling across the United States to bring State Boards of Pharmacy the latest updates and innovations for USP 797 and USP 800 compliance while providing lunch for the day! Call us or Live chat us today to schedule your State Board of Pharmacy Lunch and Learn!  Aseptic Enclosures has decades of …

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Hospital Upgrades Cleanroom

The Situation:  A Hospital Upgrades Cleanroom that was not meeting the USP<797> requirements(1) for an ISO class 7 (2) grade cleanroom.  The existing cleanroom was deficient in both Air Changes Per Hour (ACPH) and lacked low wall returns.  The Challenge:   After multiple meetings with pharmacy staff, facilities, maintenance, engineering and architectural, it was determined that …

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The importance of first air in aseptic processing and sterile compounding

“First air is the last defense against contamination, that’s why The importance of first air in aseptic processing and sterile compounding is very high” It can help guard against bad technique being utilized in upstream processes. The USP goes to great lengths to describe first air and unidirectional airflow. Significant testing and airflow characteristic patterning …

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USP 800 Chapter

USP Publishes Standard on Handling Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings Rockville, Md., February 1, 2016—The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) published today an important new standard as part of a suite of healthcare quality standards included in the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF). The new general chapter, <800> Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings, …

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