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From monthly archives: February 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'February 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Decontaminating your BSC: The why and how

Vivid Air uses the latest decontamination kits available, these boil off the correct amount of formaldehyde after a delay timer has been set to allow all personnel to vacate the immediate area around the cabinet as well as a time delay neutralization phase using ammonia to neutralize the reside formaldehyde in the cabinet before the technicians break the seal to commence their service or validation of the BSC.

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Biological-safety Cabinets: Choosing the right class

Bio-safety Cabinets are divided into three broad classes – called I, II and III – based, among other things, on the level of protection they provide. This article explores features and functionalities that are unique to each of the classes, highlighting the key differences between them.

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DOP Testing: Everything You Need to Know

DOP Tests are done to check the integrity and efficiency of HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arrestance) air filters. These filters are used in a variety of industrial equipment, such as negative air units, fume hoods and powerful vacuums. They protect people and the environment from harmful substances that may be present in the air, like bacteria, hormones, or asbestos, by filtering out a minimum of 99.97% of particulate that is up to 0.3 microns in size. Because HEPA filters play such a key role, it is essential that they work properly and are tested regularly to determine compliance.

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