Practicing safe pharmaceutical compounding helps protect the pharmacist from exposure to harmful substances and particulate, as well as preserve the safety of the medication for the patient. Compounding entails the creation of a drug customized to meet the unique needs of an individual patient (Ref. 1). A compounding pharmacist uses a licensed physician’s prescription to… Learn More
Category: Ducted Fume Hoods
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Laboratory fume hoods provide operator and environmental protection from hazardous fumes, particulate, and other gases. Through inhalation, harmful fumes directly enter the blood stream and small particles may become embedded deep within the lungs (Ref. 1). A laboratory fume hood reduces exposure by containing the fumes and particulate dispersed during an experiment and a powerful… Learn More
Recently, a customer reached out to us regarding their Beryllium-Copper (BeCu) annealing process. They requested a ducted exhaust hood to help protect their employees from breathing harmful, noxious fume while working with the BeCU parts. Background Beryllium-Copper is a copper alloy containing small amounts of beryllium and is known for its high strength. Its… Learn More
Schaudinn’s Fixative is a mercuric chloride-based fluid that is used to preserve the integrity of sample specimens in preparation for analysis. Once specimen fixation occurs, a stain is usually applied to the samples to help in the identification of specific microscopic organisms. While not a complete list, the fields of Parasitology, Cytology and Fecal Sampling… Learn More