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Hazardous Compounding Pharmacy Facility Design Guidelines (USP-800)

February 22, 2018

UPS has announced it is postponing the official date for the application of USP-800 to December 1, 2019. This extra time is crucial as building a facility for hazardous drug (HD) compounding is much more complex than for non-HD sterile compounding.

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How Classification Impacts the Design of a Cleanroom

February 5, 2018

Clients often come to me specifically requesting an “ISO 7 cleanroom” or an “ISO 8 cleanroom.” What they often fail to realize is that the ISO class does not define the layout of the cleanroom. It only defines the cleanliness level that needs to be met. In fact, the ISO classification…

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January 8, 2018

With 2017 now behind us, we prepared a recap of some of last year’s completed projects.

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MECART Hires New VP for the United States

November 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Charles Lipeles as Vice President, US Business Operations. Charles will be in charge of business development and sales for MECART cleanrooms in the United States.

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Cost of a Cleanroom per Square Foot

October 20, 2017

The cost of a cleanroom can range from less than $100 to more than $1,000 per square foot. Although you can find both lower and higher prices, more than 90% of projects typically fall between these amounts.

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Five Facts to Know about Modular Cleanrooms

September 11, 2017

Five facts you should take into account when considering a cleanroom supplier.

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HVAC Design for Cleanrooms

May 2, 2017

The HVAC system is at the heart of the cleanroom. Although many clients are unenthusiastic when discussing the subject, the HVAC system should not be overlooked given its central role. This article aims at simplifying the cleanroom HVAC concept to facilitate conversations with your cleanroom supplier for your next project.

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Starting a Sterile Compounding Pharmacy – Part 1

February 15, 2017

If you’ve decided to launch your sterile compounding pharmacy, but you don’t know anything about how to build the cleanroom, here are some insights about cleanroom design for sterile compounding pharmacies.

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End of Year Recap: 5 Cleanroom Projects from 2016

January 4, 2017

With 2016 coming to an end, an overview of some of the projects we completed in the past year.

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Designing a Modular Cleanroom

October 24, 2016

Many decisions must be made when building a cleanroom, and these will affect the cleanroom performance, ergonomics, and cost. The following 5 questions are, in our opinion, the first ones to ask when initiating a cleanroom project.

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