Category: Powder Containment Hood

Read content about powder containment hoods and how the removal of fume, toxins, and particulate can be an integral part of the integrity of your powder containment practices.

Powder Containment Hoods Compatible with Torpac® ProFiller Capsule Filling Systems

Compounding pharmacists are responsible for procuring and establishing a variety of engineering safety controls and precautionary measures to protect themselves and staff members from the hazards of working with non-sterile compounding ingredients and powders. One major occupational hazard that presents itself during these compounding procedures is the potential for drug inhalation, especially when working with… Learn More

Silica health risks go beyond the oilfields

Silica, hydraulic fracking in the news Crystalline silica in the work place is in the news this month because investigation by public health officials indicates it may be a health hazard for workers involved in hydraulic fracturing [fracking]. OSHA hopes to issue new silica regulations this spring. [1] Silica is found in soils, rocks and… Learn More

Testimonial: Vertical Laminar Flow Hood for Fungal Cell Culture

Ecovative Design is a biomaterials company that grows replacements of synthetic foam, such as MycoComposite™, that is comprised of agricultural waste (seed hulls) and mushroom mycelium. They utilize several Sentry Air Systems air purification systems, including both laminar flow hoods (also known as Portable Clean Room Hoods or Tissue Culture Hoods) and ductless chemical fume hoods…. Learn More

Part Three – Compounding Pharmacies: Engineering Controls for Sterile Compounding

This is the final article in a series of three that discusses Oklahoma Pharmacy Law Book’s airflow and filtration regulations regarding respiratory safety and product protection equipment for pharmaceutical compounding. This particular entry focuses on compounding sterile products as discussed in “Part 3: Good Compounding Practices for Sterile Products.” Although this blog is focused on… Learn More

Part Two – Compounding Pharmacies: Engineering Controls for Non-sterile Compounding

This is the second article in a series of three that addresses the Oklahoma Pharmacy Law Book’s airflow and filtration requirements for containment hood systems within compounding pharmacies. The first article in the series discusses the generic qualities of air flow within cabinets and hoods noted in the law book. It also identifies some of… Learn More

Testimonial: Ductless Powder Containment Hoods for Pharmaceutical Compounding

Empower Pharmacy of Houston, TX compounds custom medications to suit individual patient needs. They approached us during their search for a respiratory engineering control for the Pharmacist and Technicians while they compound. They specified that they would be working the majority of the day compounding capsules (capsule filling) and creams. After a thorough consultation with one… Learn More

Testimonial: Assembly of Projection Lenses in Portable Clean Room Hood

The testimonial below was written by Tony Dummett, who utilizes a Sentry Air Systems 24″ Wide Portable Clean Room Hood during the design and assembly of cinema projection lenses: “My business is the design and assembly of ultra high quality XEIT brand anamorphic cinema projection lenses. One of the critical quality benchmarks is to keep microscopic dust… Learn More