Life Science & Healthcare
For the most sensitive processes

Life Science & Healthcare

Nowhere is air filtration more important than in healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities. If you work in any sort of healthcare or pharmaceutical facility, you understand that the level of airborne infectious contaminants increases proportionately with the increased population density of infected individuals. But, we know these concerns are not limited to hospitals.

Two concerns are critical when handling pharmaceutical dusts: Personnel exposure to potent, toxic or allergenic dusts, and the explosion properties of the dusts. We’d like to share with you our expertise in the life science, healthcare and pharma industries to help you find the best solution for your very sensitive industry.

CamProtect – RESPIRATORY PROTECTION 

Created Saturday, 2 May 2020

Camfil provides a steady supply of respiratory masks to Sweden’s hardest-hit region. We are currently delivering 100,000 respiratory protection masks each week to the local health authorities in Stockholm area. These will be distributed to frontline health workers across the region. In total, we will produce 5 million respiratory protection masks.

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Containment solutions ensure that dust doesn’t escape during normal operation and routine maintenance

Created Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API´s) create a number of challenges for pharma manufacturers and their production processes. The API’s create very fine dusts and often high solvent concentrations during the product handling and manufacturing processes. This fine dusts pose the greatest risk to the worker’s health, with harmful particles being retained in the lungs. That´s why effective filtration is required combined with containment solutions to ensure the dust doesn’t escape during normal operation as well as during routine maintenance like filter changes or waste dust disposal.

Life science and healthcare

Exposure and explosion risks in the pharmaceutical workplace

Created Wednesday, 10 August 2022

In many instances, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing involves the handling and processing of powder or granular ingredients, many of which have exposure or explosion risks attached when in dust form. A comprehensive risk assessment of each and every application is essential before evaluating the appropriate dust control solution.

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hazard analysis & dust testing help you to fully understand the application & the processed ingredients

Created Wednesday, 10 August 2022

To mitigate exposure and explosion risks in pharmaceutical workspaces, you have to fully understand the application and the processed ingredients. Dust testing and a hazard analysis will provide more specific information about particle size and explosive properties of your dust and thereby to determine the right extraction solution for your needs.

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Selecting filter media to optimise performance of your dust extraction system

Created Tuesday, 12 July 2022

For the best possible protection of your processes, products and your employees, you need an effective dust extraction system including the proper filtration media. This eBook outlines five factors you should take into consideration about your dust and process when determining the right filter media.

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Signs of an underperforming dust collection system

Created Tuesday, 7 June 2022

A properly designed and installed dust collection system will effectively catch, convey and separate hazardous and nuisance dusts. Our new ePoster pinpoints key areas to watch and signs to look for that will help you avoid problems with your dust collection system and to keep up process availability in your production facility.

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Dust collectors are necessary safety systems which have to be maintained properly

Created Monday, 23 May 2022

Dust collectors are necessary safety systems in many manufacturing and processing plants, thus as in the food processing industry. But if they are not designed, installed and maintained properly, these systems themselves can cause serious problems. In this eBook we highlight 10 ways how to make sure your dust collection system is up to the tasks of keeping workers safe, maximising production uptime and meeting regulatory compliance.

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Can We Remove it

Created Friday, 13 August 2021

Dealing with airborne odours, toxins and gases can be a big challenge. Learn about how Molecular Contamination Control and how it can protect against the harmful effects of these airborne contaminants.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF VALENCIA INSTALLS AIR PURIFIERS AS PART OF THEIR STRATEGY FOR PREVENTATIVE MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19

Created Thursday, 1 July 2021

Following the project conducted in 2020 to deploy 4,000 Camfil City M air purifiers to protect the schools where more than 100,000 students could benefit from the improved clean air. This measure was implemented by The Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the Valencia region as a measure Against COVID-19. Now the regional government has decided to protect the elderly and vulnerable by having air filtration solutions in the indoor environment.

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Filtration solutions for hospitals with a focus on the safety of patients and staff

Created Monday, 28 June 2021

When hospitals choose filter solutions for ventilation, their focus should be efficiency and reliability. Often cheaper solutions do not offer high-efficiency removal, energy savings, robustness and long terms reliability.

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Replacement Cartridge filters and plates for dust extraction systems

Created Friday, 25 June 2021

Did you know Camfil have a full range of retrofit filters that can be utilised in all the most common brands on the market. Camfil filters are not just designed to work but to optimise your dust extraction systems performance

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Efficient removal of corrosive, harmful, and odorous contaminants from air with CamCarb VG: engineered molecular filtration solution

Created Tuesday, 11 May 2021

CamCarb VG modules with loose-fill media are robust solutions suited for make-up air (outdoor air) and recirculation air systems. The primary use is the control of acidic gases that are responsible for the corrosion of electronics and electrical equipment in heavy process industries such as pulp and paper mills, petrochemical refineries, mining and metal refining operations, and wastewater treatment plants.

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Air filters for hospitals and healthcare facilities

Created Saturday, 1 May 2021

The essential functions of air filters are to improve indoor air quality and to protect downstream equipment and facility components. Within hospital environments, air quality has a more direct impact on patients and hospital staff.

Life science and healthcare

Guarding critical cleanroom application at pharmaceutical manufacturing with Gold Series Dust Collector

Created Friday, 23 April 2021

G-CON Manufacturing, a mobile cleanroom provider, and Camfil recently partnered to provide their leading-edge technologies together to meet the needs of a well-known pharmaceutical customer.

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Molecular filtration in Life Science - a fundamental development towards safety and excellence 

Created Thursday, 11 February 2021

Awareness and regulations in the life science and pharmaceutical processes are essential as critical molecules in the mistaken place can cause failure of the production process which can be extremely harsh to the outcome. In the pharmaceutical and life science industries, clean rooms and laboratories are often used for various purposes. These cleanrooms are subject to a high level of cleanliness of numerous particles and molecules

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Mobile air cleaner application – revolutionizing clean air in the life science industry

Created Friday, 11 December 2020

Clean air plays an imperative role in the life science, healthcare and pharmaceutical process chain. Many studies have inferred that in moderate levels of air pollution the damage to human health is irreversible. In the life science industry where biological life or living organisms are at play, it is vital to maintain utmost hygiene along with superior indoor air quality. Camfil’s high-efficiency air filtration solutions are used by many global life science industry specialists in cleanrooms, production areas, and laboratories, including many global biosafety labs around the world.

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DEVENTER HOSPITAL IN THE NETHERLANDS REMOVES FUME AND PARTICLES DUE TO FOSSIL FUEL USING UNIQUE 2-IN-1 AIR FILTER

Created Monday, 30 November 2020

the technical service department at Deventer hospital received complaints several times a year about unwanted diesel odours in different parts of the hospital building. Headaches was one the key problem among the laboratory staff. In operating rooms, the problem was significant because the air is circulated directly from the exhaust vent onto the operating table.

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Improved indoor HVAC system can help prevent airborne respiratory viruses

Created Thursday, 27 August 2020

In a scientific debate, WHO has acknowledged that in the case of COVID-19, airborne transmission could not be ruled out in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated settings. Scientists across the world are looking for more evidence as it may affect many guidelines in the crowded indoor environment.

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6 tips to ensure you are ready to regain control of air quality at your business

Created Thursday, 2 July 2020

Every business depends on its surrounding environment and understanding the needs truly depends on identifying the problems. One fact that will remain unchanged even after the COVID-19 pandemic storm settles is that 'air travels'. It is important to highlight the potential risks surrounding the business such as air pollution. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about viruses and filtration

Created Tuesday, 31 March 2020

We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and filtration.

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HEPA FILTRATION-The Changing trends

Created Friday, 28 February 2020

HEPA filtration is required in a range of different Industries from Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Microelectronics and even the Food and Beverage Industry. Learn about the changing trends in HEPA filtration requirements, How HEPA filtration has advanced over the last number of years and how to identify and reduce the associated costs to your clean air requirements

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deep dive into the world of hepa air filters and why they define industry standards

Created Friday, 28 February 2020

Filtration is a physical, biological or chemical operation that separates solid matter – and sometimes fluids – from a mixture with a filter medium that has a complex structure through which only certain elements of the air (or fluid) can pass.

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D-Pyro

Created Friday, 28 February 2020

Camfil introduces the Absolute D-Pyro. It’s the all new high temperature filter for depyrogenation tunnels. Familiar on the outside, ground breaking on the inside.

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Reducing the risk of infection through virus by combating the air pathogens 

Created Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Combating the virus in the air. Maintaining a good level of hygiene and covering the mouth with a mask are good ways to stay protected but is this enough? Maintaining a hygienic and sanitary environment along with protection from those infected are vital as the virus thrives in contaminated conditions.

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Absolute V

Created Friday, 10 January 2020

The new Absolute V HEPA range of air filters is all about making your life simpler, safer and more eco friendly. This is achieved by offering you filters that are extremely light-weight, robust and easy to handle. Filters that provide world-leading protection for your operations.

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Air Cleaners in Hospitals

Created Monday, 8 July 2019

Find out how Camfil solutions can help you protect your patients and staff in your hospital

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Hospitals & Healthcare: St. James Hospital Dublin

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

St James Hospital Prevents Aspergillus. Healthcare facilities must maintain the highest levels of cleanliness to promote health and healing. Camfil provides air cleaners for these environments. St. James Hospitaal in Dublin used Camfil for Aspergillus prevention.

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Camtain® Contains Explosive Pharma Dust

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Case Study: Camtain Contains Explosive Pharma Dust. A multinational pharmaceutical company needed a dust extraction system for their new tableting suite in Spain. The suite comprised of six rooms, each with its own tablet machine that created explosive dusts.

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Molecular Filtration For Life

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Starting the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience for anyone needing help in conceiving a child.

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Hospital Air Quality Matters

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

As a place of healing and recovery, hospital air quality is even more important than the air quality at commercial offices and shopping malls. The purpose of a hospital is to return people to good health, and an essential aspect of this process is ensuring that airborne pollutants do not make existing conditions worse.

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Introducing Camfil'S ProSafe Range of Air Filters

Created Thursday, 13 December 2018

Some processes are more sensitive than others. If you work in the food and beverage or life science industries, you know how tough the demands on clean air are. To be sure you have the right filter, look for the ProSafe symbol.

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