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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: Invoices/statements Email: 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..............

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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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  • Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

    18th September 2014

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  • More And Better Services

    1st April 2014

    We are continually upgrading and extending our services, for example we have recently developed assays against Acanthamoeba and Koi herpes virus (to EN 14476). Please contact us for your testing and contract research requirements in microbiology.

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  • Biocidal Products Regulation, BPR

    13th August 2013

    The Biocidal Products Regulation is about ensuring that disinfectants used in the European Union are Safe and Effective. Initial focus has been on the Active Substances (AS): Over 2000 were identified in 2001, by 2007.approximately 700 had been â€...

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  • Preservative Efficacy Testing

    3rd May 2013

    Recent EU legislation, the Cosmetics Directive, has driven the requirement for formulation of cosmetic products to protect them from microbiological contamination that can affect both the quality of the product and its potential to do harm to users...

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  • Biocidal Products Regulation

    29th April 2013 With new regulations on biocidal products coming into play from September, learn more about what the changes could mean for you at the Biocides Stakeholders Day in Helsinki...

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