Pharmaceutical Microbiology News - page 9
To help QC professionals manage the Low Endotoxin Recovery (LER) phenomenon, Lonza have added a Frequently Asked Questions Technical Tip sheet to their QC Insider™ Toolbox. an internet portal designed to provide expert online support.
Microbiologics building expansion will include more production capacity, expanded research and development facilities, including a virology laboratory, and additional professional offices.
Meet the requirements of USP, EP and DAB regulations for the validation, qualification and monitoring of sterilization processes with Liofilchem® Biological Indicators, available in ampoules, self-contained, strip, suspension and coupon formats.
Don't have enough plates to justify a fully automated robotic liquid handling system but need to run assays in 1536-well plates? INTEGRA has a new plate holder that handles 1536-well pipetting using the adaptable, easy-to-use benchtop VIAFLO 384.
Suitable for homogenising a range of volumes from 80 to 400mL., the Gosselin S-Blender-1 quickly and accurately blends samples for microbiological testing of food, agricultural, chemical and cosmetic samples.
Labplas' RACK’N’LAB is a light weight versatile rack which allows sample bags to be held upright without the need for bottles or specially designed bags. Marked rows allows samples to be easily identified whilst being held securely reducing risk of spillage.
NCIMB has launched a new improved website making it possible to submit forms on-line for microbial identification. make a patent deposit or submit a new accession to the National Collection of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria.
A new range of autoclaves from Astell have improved appearance, operation and functionality, capacities range from 120L-344L.
Part of Priorclave's established Q63 range, the new 400 litre autoclave offers an affordable, energy conscious and versatile laboratory steam steriliser, the taller chamber profile makes it ideal for any lab needing to sterilise large, bulky items.
The VOYAGER II is the only pipette where the tip spacing can be changed electronically, spacing can be conveniently changed as you are pipetting using only a single hand.
The VOYAGER II is the only commercially available pipette range where the tip spacing can be changed electronically. using a VOYAGER II pipette the number of transfer steps, compared to using single channel pipettes, can be significantly reduced.
Cherwell will be attending two National Conferences in September to demonstrate their product range, offer practical advice and discuss customer-specific requirements for both NHS and industrial pharmaceutical manufacturers.
New published paper concludes Low Endotoxin Recovery (LER) is caused by endotoxin masking and not by test interference.
The new compact C85 laboratory autoclave (footprint just 472 x 500mm) has an 85 litre chamber and operates from a 13A single-phase supply, ideally suited for sterilising taller items such as fermentors and large capacity Erlenmeyer flasks or for large loads.
Increase lab productivity, reduce contamination risk and ensure correct diluent volumes every time, with the Gosselin S-Diuter -1 automated sample dilution suitable for a range of sample sizes from 50 ml. to 400 ml.
The Selectrol® range of freeze-dried discs now include EUCAST recommended strains, and contain a silica gel that indicates the discs remain moisture free, providing a convenient, easy to use source of Quality Control organisms time after time.
Interchangeable pipetting heads for the handheld INTEGRA VIAFLO 96/384 electronic pipettes allows optimised pipetting volumes from 0.5 to 1250 microliters with the purchase of just one base unit.
An inexpensive manual colony counter that is simple to use, flexible enough to read large and small plates and allows results to be easily recorded,
At the recent Analytica 2016 exhibition INTEGRA launched single and multichannel versions of the EVOLVE range of manual pipettes which have a unique volume change system allowing users to set volumes up to 10x times.
A new, collaborative online reference library from METTLER TOLEDO covers everything from calibration issues to USP revisions to help users gain the competence necessary to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency in the lab.