Custom Fume Hood Solution for Cidex and Other Glutaraldehyde Products

Cidex® is a well-known disinfectant in medical facilities. It is a 2.4% solution of glutaraldehyde and is frequently used to disinfect medical devices that can not be subjected to high-heat disinfection, such as endoscopes and bronchoscopes. It is also sometimes used as an all-purpose disinfectant.  (Other trade names for glutaraldehyde-containing formulations include Sonacide®,Sporicidin®, Hospex®, Omnicide®,… 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

Testimonial: Oil Mist Collector in Food Manufacturing Process

Pretzels, Inc. has been in the baked snack food business for over 30 years and produces a multitude of pretzel products as well as flavored corn products. Why Pretzels, Inc. Needed an Oil Mist Collector “The application I used the [Model #] SS-300-MIST unit for was at the entrance of our oil applicator for the… 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

Part One – Compounding Pharmacies: Regulatory Airflow and Filtration

State regulators enact laws that govern many industries, including compounding pharmacies. Frequently, they rely on performance standards established by other organizations, such as the International Organization for Standardization ( ISO), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and NSF International (formerly National Sanitation Foundation.). The acronyms of these organizations are often attached to standards cited in legislation,… Learn More

Making Art Can Make You Sick

Silica and risky work habits may endanger the health of ceramics artists, sculptors and metalworkers. Your creativity does not make you immune to health hazards in your studio. Ingredients that fulfill your artistic intent may also be toxic to handle. The danger posed depends on a variety of factors, including what you are exposed to… Learn More

Press Release: Sentry Air Systems’ New Model 500 Fume Extractor

View our most recent press release at: at http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release-service/266929. Or read below:  Sentry Air Systems’ New Model 500 Industrial Fume Extractor is a Healthy Solution for Welders, Grinders and Any Worker Who Requires Both Engineered Fume Control and Maneuverability Without protection, many industrial workers may breathe harmful fumes from welding, metal working, and solvents as… Learn More

How to File a Complaint with OSHA for Poor Indoor Air Quality at Work

Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Affect your Health and Job Performance Poor indoor air quality can be a common problem in workplaces. Because employees spend a large portion of their day at work, the indoor environmental quality of work facilities can have a noticeable and sometimes chronic effect on employee health. Typical undesirable air quality… Learn More