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COVID-19 Prevention Measures,& Best Practices for Cleaning and Sterility Testing - Webinar Series

: 22 Oct 2020 - 3 Dec 2020

Sector: Pharmaceutical

Type: Webinar

Hosted by Tim Sandle, RSSL’s complimentary sterility webinar series continues with three new sessions to guide you through the complexities around COVID-19 prevention measures, best practices for cleaning and sterility testing.


Thursday 22 October 2.00pm – 3.00pm (BST)


COVID-19 Prevention Measures for Those Working in GMP Pharmaceutical & healthcare facilities​


Learning Outcomes:

  • What is coronavirus?
  • Relative risks
  • Transmission vectors
  • Temperature and general hygiene assessments
  • PPE – what works (and what doesn’t)
  • Guidance for working in cleanrooms
  • Risks of coronavirus in relation to HEPA filters
  • Which are the best disinfectants to kill coronavirus?


Wednesday 18 November 2.00pm to 3.00pm (GMT)


Best Practices For Cleaning and Disinfection


Learning Outcomes:​

  • Global guidelines for disinfection in cleanrooms: EU GMP (& draft Annex 1), USP <1072>, FDA aseptic processing guidance, PIC/S
  • Importance of cleaning and disinfecting
  • How to select disinfectants
  • How to use disinfectants effectively
  • Points for success
  • Approaching disinfectant validation
  • Practical approach to disinfectant validation
  • Legal requirements for disinfectants


Thursday 3 December 1.30pm - 2.30pm (GMT)


Sterility Testing – Overcoming Difficult Products


Learning Outcomes:​

  • The difficulties associated with sterility test method validation in general
  • Practical approaches for products where pharmacopoeial methods cannot be readily applied; Examples: Mercurial compounds, antibiotics, turbid samples, medical devices, oily samples
  • Some supporting aspects for sterility test method validation
  • Essential validation documentation
  • Guidance on training requirements


Reading Scientific Services Ltd. (RSSL)
Phone: +44 (0)118 918 4076
Email: Rachel.Horton@rssl.com
Visit: https://www.rssl.com

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