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USP 795 / USP 800 Compounding Hoods

ETA-Compounding-Unit

There are many factors and criteria that must be met to comply with the standards of USP 795 and USP 800. The containment enclosures (C-PEC) play an active role not only in the containment of particulate, but also in the overall air changes in the room (C-SEC).

Non-Sterile Compounding ETA Series VBE

  • Designed for working with balances and other equipment
  • Available to recirculate into lab or connect to house exhaust
  • Vibration reduction technology for reproducibility and accuracy
  • Acrylic Construction with Phenolic Resin Base

USP 795 / USP 800 - Explained.

The new USP 800 standards can be confusing. Many compounders are asking what they need to do to be compliant. So you can better understand what you need to do to make your pharmacy USP 800 compliant, here is the information and explanations that you need.

Defining Terms:

C-PEC: Containment Primary Engineering Control. A ventilated device designed to minimize worker and environmental hazardous drug exposure when directly handing hazardous drugs.

C-SEC: Containment Secondary Engineering Control. The room in which the C-PEC is placed.

HD: Hazardous Drug. The toxic powder or active pharmaceutical ingredient being used.

HEPA: High-Efficiency Particulate Air. Filters designed to 99.995% filtration effectiveness

ACPH: Air Changes Per Hour. Complete air changes in a C-SEC, typically measured by cubic feet.

CVE: Contained Vented Enclosure. A containment enclosure that provides personnel and environmental protection.

Class I BSC: Biological Safety Cabinet. A containment enclosure that provides personnel and environmental protection.

Class II BSC or CACI: Compounding Aseptic Containment Isolator. A containment enclosure that provides personnel and environmental protection.

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