Good Laboratory Practices for Pharmaceutical Laboratories

Good Laboratory Practice contains different principles which are designed to ensure and promote consistency, quality, safety, reliability and integrity of chemicals during non-clinical and laboratory testing. Equipment SOP s must be present for each instrument They must be stored under recommended environmental conditions & calibrated regularly Light & electrical systems must be as per regulations & not overloaded Glassware must be calibrated & certified for use Chemicals & reagents Storage of chemicals must be done as per the MSDS sheet All chemicals must be appropriately labelled and stored with their MSDS sheet Any transfer must occur with a proper audit trail Any prepared solution must be

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Clean Rooms in Laboratories

Organize the lab to the optimal level, it first must be clean and sanitary. Remove leftover debris and residue prior to arranging equipment in the proper configuration. Read more on what are the factors to be considered during maintenance of laboratories in rest of the article. Laboratory Layout A clear workflow must be put in place Doors & pathways must be free of critical processes – no blockage of airflow Include only a single access point Account for all contamination risks – equipment, personnel, exit points, etc. Regular Maintenance Cleaning equipment itself can be a source of contamination Depending on the ISO classification, you can

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Lab Safety

A laboratory poses potential risks due to exposure to corrosive and toxic materials, flammable solvents, high pressure gases, explosive chemicals and dangerous microbes. A little care and adherence to prescribed safety guidelines will help avoid laboratory mishaps. Before setting up, consider the type of experiments you’re running & the materials that will be used. If you think that they are hazardous in nature, apprise yourself with the safety standards. Prepare yourself Attend all laboratory safety training sessions especially for materials you’re working with Read the safety manual & only perform procedures you’re authorized to perform It’s best to work under direct supervision or with another

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Laboratory Fume Hood

We all know that the fume hood is a type of local exhaust ventilation system inside the laboratory. Its function is to keep exhausting a defined enclosed cabinet while in use. But does your fume hood perform as per the international standards? How to know that the fume hood is efficient enough? What are the standards? What are the measurements? Can we measure its performance ourselves? We will have all the questions answered in rest of the article. Fume hood must have negative pressure at any given point of time while in use. If negative pressure is not maintained inside then hazardous fumes will escape

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Laboratory Furniture Testing

The frequency of change in laboratory use has made it desirable to provide furnishings and services that can be moved and adapted quickly; although some services and surfaces will be fixed elements in any laboratory, such as sinks, there are several options available to meet the adaptable needs for various types of research. The SEFA Guidelines specifically deal with the adaptability of furniture systems. At AAKAR Scientific Pvt. Ltd., we’re particular about incorporating these guidelines. This article will help to understand and choose the best furniture for your laboratory’s needs. The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA) is an international trade association based out of

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Laboratory Furniture

India is one of the top manufacturer and exporter of drugs and medicines which has opened up a huge potential growth in private Research and development laboratories, Analytical laboratories, Quality Control laboratories, Quality Assurance laboratories & wet labs and it is estimated to grow further in the coming years. For a competent operation of laboratories its infrastructure needs to be of the best quality. Now choosing the Best quality laboratory furniture and laboratory fume hood is quite tricky. This article will help you to understand the different types of sheet metal used so you can choose the best sheet metal as per your lab requirements.

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