Controlled Environments March 2015 Vol. 18 • No. 2
7 The Architect’s Point of View
Best practices for cleanroom design.
13 Implications of the FDA’s Program Alignment Plan
In late 2013, the FDA announced it was embarking upon a program to realign its structure
and programs to keep up with the challenges posed by advances in science, globalization,
and product complexity.
14 Critical Cleaning in Controlled Environments
A Q&A about cleaning systems, solvents, and vapor degreasing.
16 Serial vs. Parallel Type Active Systems in Vibration Cancellation
The need to provide adequate vibration isolation presents an increasingly important and
19 USP 797 Update
USP 797 was implemented in 1999 for all compounding pharmacies. In April 2013, an expert
panel started a review of USP 797.
20 Success to Failure
Need clarification from the source? Pick up the phone.
22 Readers’ Choice Awards Product Showcase
10 Nanoscience Research at
The Molecular Foundry
A look at the cleanroom facilities of the
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
6 From the Editor
25 Trending on the Web
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