In 2005, Technical Committee (TC) 229, Nanotechnologies (ISO/TC 229), was established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with the British Standards Institute (BSI) serving as the secretariat and Dr. Peter Hatto of the United Kingdom as the chairman.
Airborne molecular contamination (AMC) is non-particulate chemical contamination in the form of vapors or aerosols that has a detrimental effect on a product or process. The need for AMC control in cleanrooms continues to grow as technology advances.
The pharmacy services department of Brigham and Women’s Hoa comprehensive USP <797> compliance program, the experiences of which stand to greatly benefit spital (BWH), a major urban hospital in Boston, MA, has initiated many other hospital pharmacy facilities and managers.
Applied Mechanical Corporation (Austin, TX), provider of outsourced technical, engineering and project management services to the semiconductor industry, has announced its acquisition of Phoenix-based Cleanroom Sciences (CRS).
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has released its latest technical publication, ISPE Good Practice Guide: Commissioning and Qualification of Pharmaceutical Water and Steam Systems.