Containment

Novel Techniques for Containment

  Fig 1: Perkin Elmer Janus G-3 Liquid Handling System inside a Flow Sciences Custom HEPA Filtered Unit Unit Mission: Patient Covid-19 Sample Processing Dr. Robert HaugenFlow Sciences, Inc.6/24/20 Abstract: Recently published scientific papers feature various aspects of pandemic “star” Coronavirus 19. This virus has significantly changed pharma research and production in a variety of …

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Safely Containing Cytotoxic Compounds Throughout a Weigh and Dispense Process

Integrating a DPTE® transfer system to the Flow Sciences, Inc. Glovebox Workstation Allan Goodman, Ph.D., Lab Manager;Stephen Janz, VP International Sales & Business Development Background A client’s containment application required a method to provide containment of highly cytotoxic compounds throughout a process of weighing, dispensing and sample transport. A Flow Sciences Glovebox Workstation enclosure would …

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Collaborative Performance Validation

Collaborative Performance Validation – Safebridge Consultants, Inc. and Flow Sciences, Inc. Employees of a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility were producing synthesized estrogen, a female reproductive hormone. Some male workers exhibited symptoms of exposure to female hormones. In response, four Syntax employees collaborated with four other pharmaceutical companies to develop standards to prevent and attenuate exposure to …

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Five Tests for Containment

Testing is not one-size-fits-all when it comes to containment performance—here we will analyze and explain the different methods, their reasons, and which would be most beneficial for your first (or next) containment device to ensure personnel protection.

Designing Engineering Controls for High Potency Containment

Engineering Controls are Necessary to Extract and Remove Toxins to Prevent Inhalation, Dermal, and Other Exposures as well as Cross Contamination of Samples. CONTAINMENT CHALLENGE: RISK ASSESSMENT   Personnel and/or product protection is imperative for the safety of operators and the liability of companies that manufacture and manipulate toxic materials. Arriving at a solution requires careful consideration …

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Evaluating a Chemical Fume Hood for Containment of Solids, Liquids, and Vapors Using ASHRAE 110, HAM, and ISPE Methods

Allan Goodman, Ph.D., Flow SciencesRobert Haugen, Ph.D., Flow Sciences Abstract: Flow Sciences has more than three decades of experience in designing, manufacturing and testing powder containment devices, predominantly for the pharmaceutical industry. These enclosures have evolved from small balance containment devices connected to remote blowers, to a variety of custom and standard products. This increased …

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