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Solid State Technology
From The Editor
Apparently, as far as the general media is concerned, anyone with a big mouth and a web site can qualify as an instant expert on biolaboratory safety.
Setting The Standard
Journal of the IEST celebrates 50 years of publication
IEST journeys to the past to move forward into the future of contamination control
Lab biosafety hearings conjure Cold War fears
A government report has resorted to Cold War language and imagery: High-Containment Biosafety Laboratories: Preliminary Observations on the Oversight of the Proliferation of BSL-3 and BSL-4 Laboratories in the United States.
Food safety plan emphasizes ‘effective action’ to prevent food supply contamination
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt recently announced a comprehensive initiative by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designed to proactively address the safety of the nation’s food supply.
Yesterday’s purity isn’t enough
Continually scaling circuit features have led to tightened process requirements, including the purity levels of gas and liquid chemicals used in semiconductor manufacturing.
Fan Filter Units
Air quality is a dominant factor in any clean environment. Fan filter units (FFUs) are often used in “clean zones” because of their ability to be added to existing areas without major refitting.