keyboard_arrow_upEffective hand hygiene for your health
keyboard_arrow_downEffective hand hygiene for your health

The most common and often underrated cause of the spread of illness is poor hand hygiene. Despite the commonly known mantras for advice many have heard growing up, like ‘wash your hands before you eat’, ‘wash your hands after using the lavatory’, etc. the startling fact is that a large percentage of people forgo this […]

keyboard_arrow_upWater wise hygiene solutions
keyboard_arrow_downWater wise hygiene solutions

Hygiene is everyone's problem, and not engaging it is certain to lead to significant health issues. But how do we tackle hygiene when water is scarce? Under level 6b restrictions, businesses in Cape Town need to show a saving of 45 percent on their water consumption compared to the same period last year.

keyboard_arrow_upRockwell Automation offers a series of seven safety webinars
keyboard_arrow_downRockwell Automation offers a series of seven safety webinars

Rockwell Automation is offering a series of safety webinars, which explore designing safety for seven specific types of machines.

keyboard_arrow_upEcolab set to revolutionise transfer disinfection process
keyboard_arrow_downEcolab set to revolutionise transfer disinfection process

Ecolab Contamination Control (Ecolab) has launched a unique product, which will revolutionise the process of transfer disinfection in the pharmaceutical industry. Ecolab is a worldwide provider of leading products and services for the control of microbial contamination in cleanroom environments. Its Klercide Sporicidal Alcohol has all the positive features of an alcohol-based disinfectant, including a low surface tension, which improves product contact. It also has a ‘flash off’ time of just two minutes and minimal residues, which combined with sporicidal properties, significantly enhance its efficacy.

keyboard_arrow_upSafety is everyone’s responsibility
keyboard_arrow_downSafety is everyone’s responsibility

The Department of Labour (DoL) is channelling efforts to promote workplace health and safety as well as injury and disease prevention, ultimately to ensure a better speciality chemicals sector in which to work.

keyboard_arrow_upSmart sanitisation for liquid packaging
keyboard_arrow_downSmart sanitisation for liquid packaging

A new patented energy recovery concept for hot water shower sterilisers enables pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging companies to achieve significant savings during the sterilisation process of liquids in 100 per cent sealed containers.

keyboard_arrow_upContamination control gets a confidence booster
keyboard_arrow_downContamination control gets a confidence booster

The last thing customers need in a cleanroom environment is doubt about the validity of products, or to compromise their procedures and protocols. Ecolab Contamination Control has introduced an assurance mark in support of its own manufacturing processes.

keyboard_arrow_upDisinfect, detect and eliminate
keyboard_arrow_downDisinfect, detect and eliminate

With its extensive track record in providing products and services for the control of microbial contamination in cleanroom environments, Ecolab Contamination Control is a leader in its field.

keyboard_arrow_upThe art and science of being clean
keyboard_arrow_downThe art and science of being clean

Safety officers and management need to be constantly vigilant that their hygiene and safety measures are doing what they should, and they are keeping up with the latest techniques, technologies and products to ensure they are sustaining the most appropriate hygiene and safety levels in their companies. What’s more, with the Medicines Control Council (MCC) getting stricter with its testing, companies should not take these issues lightly. To assist, PHARMACEUTICAL & COSMETIC REVIEW takes a look at some of the latest trends in environmental hygiene management, and, hand in hand with this, ensuring the supply of ample quantities of ultrapure water to your production process.

keyboard_arrow_upAdhering to high standards
keyboard_arrow_downAdhering to high standards

German company Weiss designs climate test cabinets for the stability testing of medicines in the pharmaceutical industry that easily meet international guidelines.  According to International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH), long term tests and accelerated tests must be conducted in climate test cabinets for the stability testing of medicines.