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  • AISE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO FAST-TRACKING THE SUPPLY OF DISINFECTANTS DURING COVID-19

    27th April 2020

    AISE (International Association for Soaps,Detergents and Maintenance Products) has published a guide to fast tracking the supply of disinfectants into the EU to support infection control in the COVID-19. pandemic https://specialty-chemicals.eu/...

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  • SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19

    29th January 2020

    SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus for which we now require to take measures in order to be ready to effectively contain this virus. Hand and surface disinfection is an important part of that response though the use of medicated hand rubs/wipes and...

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  • SARS-CoV-2 Covid-19 virus surrogates disinfectant efficacy testing

    27th January 2020

    SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus currently showing a trend towards an epidemic sourcing from Wuhan province in China. BluTest can provide disinfectant efficacy testing to provide data for efficacy against this virus. With our extensive experience of...

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  • Study Director - Biofilm Specialist post available

    28th February 2019

    BluTest has extensive experience of delivering biofilm services since 2004. We work with many leading companies and institutions to provide biofilm studies. There is an opening for a outstanding, dynamic and experienced scientist to join our...

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  • MICROBIOLOGY SCIENTIST POST

    8th March 2018

    A post for an experienced microbiology scientist has arisen.Start date: 02 April 2018Contract Term: 18 months Requirements: • At least a BSc (Hons) or higher degree in Microbiology • Experience in working to GLP or ISO 17025 in microbiology for 1...

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  • Cleaning and disinfection of cleanrooms (new edition)

    7th November 2017

    Announcement in Pharmig (Pharmaceutical Microbiology Interest Group) Tim Sandle, Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Microbiologist A second, revised and expanded, edition of the CDC Handbook has been issued. The new edition contains revised information on...

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  • BluTest has relocated to a new facility

    23rd October 2017

    BluTest has moved to 5 Robroyston Oval, Nova Business Park, Glasgow G33 1AP as of 23rd October 2017. Telephone: +44(0)141 558 2782. General Enquiries Email: info@blutest.com. Invoices/statements Email: accounts@blutest.com. This is a new facility...

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  • The 37 most threatening pandemic viruses

    6th December 2016

    Experts at the University of Edinburgh pinpoint more than 30 infections that are likely candidates for the next major pandemic...............Scientists identify pandemic threat viruses..............http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/12/16-...

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  • Readiness for the BPR and peracetic acid products

    26th October 2015

    The first of the big disinfectants has recently gone through the Biocidal Products Committee at ECHA and has been moved on to the Commission for approval decision. This basically means that people with Peracetic Acid based disinfectants have...

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  • Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

    23rd October 2014

    This is a new reference publication to which we have contributed our expertise and provides extensive knowledge of how to develop effective decontamination strategies in the healthcare sector. Highly recommended.

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