Many companies do not have their own dedicated microbiologist on site and in this case, various departments acquire responsibility for looking after the establishment and maintenance of the environmental monitoring and product testing. Personnel often are unsure of the exact regulatory requirements with regard to the testing required, how best to perform the testing so as to gain the most relevant and appropriate data, how to interpret the results, and understand the severity of the impacts the result may have on the safety and quality of the final product.
Very often environmental controls such as the microbiological and particle testing are viewed as something that has to be addressed, however the real understanding of why and how this monitoring should be performed and the interpretation of the results and data is often not thought out effectively. What is best practice? How does the information gained compare to the cost of all this monitoring?Collapse
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The prime function of ISO 14644-2 is to prove continued compliance with ISO 14644-1. The 2015 edition emphasises the need to consider a monitoring strategy in a...