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Cleanroom Classifications (ISO 8, ISO 7, ISO 6, ISO 5)

May 25, 2018

Cleanrooms are classified according to the cleanliness level of the air inside them. The class is the level of cleanliness the room complies with, according to the quantity and size of particles per volume of air.

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April 9, 2018

Mecart is hiring to support its rapid growth in the US. We are looking for a dynamic individual to support a combined project manager/sales role. This role will change with time into full-time sales or full-time project management depending on the individual.

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Building a USP 800 Compliant Compounding Space

February 22, 2018

USP 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 (USP-797).

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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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