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IEST 2016 Exceptional Woman Contributor Award Winner

Lynn Stanard, Senior Quality Manager, was a recipient of the 2016 Exceptional Woman Contributor Award by Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology.

The award citation reads:

To Lynn Stanard, for her 25 years of active participation and leadership in IEST … Read More

Free Copy of Wiping Surfaces Clean

Berkshire Corporation is offering free copies of Wiping Surfaces Clean. Supplies are limited and once they are gone this free promotion will end. Offer only available in the US, Canada and Latin America. Find out: Why wipe? How to wipe? … Read More

When Are Errors To Be Seen as Opportunities for Improvement?

As with much of life, perfecting the implementation of a technique is a matter of trial and error. From the correct perspective,  and, in finding a solution to a problem, the error is prevented from recurring. In this light, mistakes … Read More

FDA

How is the FDA Regulating the E-Cigarette Industry?

Way back in the murky distant mists of time, a trip to your primary care physician might include him listening to your heart, giving you a quick tap on knees to test reflexes, a guffaw about your three martini … Read More

How the FDA is wrestling with bio-medical 3D-printing.

In a science-fictional universe way ahead of us in the future, there is no industrial complex as we know it today. No sprawling manufacturing campuses or security-patrolled warehouses crammed with shelved inventory. Everything we use on a day-to-day basis is … Read More

FDA

There’s Clean…and then there’s ‘Cleanroom Clean.’

When it comes to cleanroom and controlled-environment news, the stories we read in the press can often be dramatic. Last week, we reviewed a dire situation with ebola where sub-standard gowns, gloves, and glove liners were jeopardizing the lives of … Read More

FDA

When Standard Operating Procedures Aren’t Enough

Although the FDA sometimes has a reputation as a stickler, it’s clear that the Food and Drug Administration often demonstrates a lot of patience, too—except when a company refuses to update their operating procedures to make required fixes to bring … Read More

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Contamination Control News: It’s the Difference Between Life and Death

Ebola. Even that small collection of letters on a page is enough to strike fear into most people. And rightly so. In a recent outbreak of the disease in Liberia, a small West African nation bordered by Sierra Leone … Read More

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Contamination Control News: Compounding the Problem

Question of the Week: When does owning not one but two slick websites make up for the absence of ethics in aseptic processing?

Answer: When it comes to a compounding pharmacy – never!

Yet Professional Arts Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy … Read More

Contamination Control News: Examining the Scope of the Problem.

Imagine the scenario: after experiencing weeks of sudden and unexplained pain in your stomach, your doctor – suspecting ulcers – refers you to the hospital for tests. Or perhaps you rush your toddler to the ER after he swallowed part … Read More

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