Bye Bye BI

An article that appeared in October edition of Cleanroom Technology Magazine  The trouble with biological indicators. Understanding the challenge. The solution to continuous monitoring of “fragile” hydrogen peroxide decontamination processes. The trouble with biological indicators. For nearly forty years the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors have used cold gaseous processes to deliver a decontamination of environments…

Using Enzyme Indicators to validate decontamination measurement

The Editor of Cleanroom Technology caught up with Phillip Godden, founder and CEO at Protak about the use of this new technology and its support from the MHRA Previously the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors used cold, gaseous processes to decontaminate environments. Likely the most notable of these methods is the hydrogen peroxide decontamination cycle, which offers excellent…

Phillip Godden voted Pharmaceutical CEO of the Year 2018

Phillip Godden, CEO of Protak Scientific has been awarded the coveted Pharmaceutical CEO of the Year 2018 by GHP magazine. The award recognises Phillip’s work in bringing Enzymatic Indicators to the pharmaceutical industry.  Phillip is hugely passionate about bringing this technology to market as he believes it will revolutionise the medical and pharmaceutical industries’ approach to Decontamination Validation.…

Protak Scientific & the MHRA form an Enzymatic Indicator and Decontamination Validation Industry focus group

The MHRA have agreed to assist Protak Scientific in the formation of a UK focus group to discuss the use of Enzyme Indicators in the UK. The MHRA have seen the potential of the use of Enzymatic Indicators to measure Decontamination Validation and are open to discuss the regulation process with the group. Meetings will be via Social…

Tim Coles & Dr Helen Hale Article – Taming the Tyrannosaurus of Validation

Tim Coles, BSc (Hons), M.Phil., Technical Director, Pharminox Isolation Ltd., has worked in the field of isolator technology for over twenty years. He was a founding member of the UK Pharmaceutical Isolator Working Party that produced Pharmaceutical Isolators, Pharmaceutical Press, 2004, and more recently of the PDA committee that produced Technical Report No 51. “Biological…

Exclusive ISPE Decontamination & Validation ½ Day Workshop and Focus Group

An exclusive and prized opportunity to attend a ½ day workshop focused on decontamination processes and rapid validation using Enzymatic Biological Indicators. The event will bring industry experts together to learn about the most innovative technologies, with presentations such as: Tim Coles on the subject of Micro-Condensate Hydrogen Peroxide E-Beam Technology and the latest H2O2…

Enzyme Indicators Proven As Viable Alternative For HPV Decontamination Validation

Enzyme Indicators (EI’s) have been proven as a revolutionary viable alternative to biological indicators (BI’s) for Hydrogen Peroxide decontamination validation. A white paper published today by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Journal of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, and written by Public Health England (PHE), states that Enzyme Indicators are a “potentially valuable tool for rapid…