Cerilliant has introduced five stable-labelled internal standards of the antifungal agents fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole and voriconazole at 1 mg/mL concentrations.
Spillages on hard floors - such as blood, urine, chemical or bodily fluids in operating theatres and general laboratories - can cause considerable problems. SpillEx from Vileda Professional is a disposable, super-absorbing floor cloth that takes care of liquid spillages in minutes.
Occasionally wearing glove products can cause issues with the health of our skin. This predominantly manifests itself in the form of skin allergies of a variety of different types and severity. This paper reviews these various allergies, their causes and what glove solutions are available to help prevent these reactions from occurring. Skin allergies from adverse reactions to glove products are generally classified into three distinct types, immediate hypersensitivity or Type I, delayed hypersensitivity or Type IV, and irritant contact dermatitis.
VILEDA's CleanTech Duo microfibre-laminated mop is suitable for meeting the high demands required for effective cleaning and disinfection of floors, walls and ceilings in cleanrooms and other controlled environments.
The Priorclave QCS H150 front-loading autoclave is suitable for any laboratory aiming to increase its sterilising throughput. The 150 L laboratory autoclave has a stainless steel, 500 mm-diameter sterilising chamber accessed via a wide door opening that allows easy loading - even of heavy loads, which may be delivered direct by trolley.
Protect-Air HoseGuard safety fuses offer simple and efficient protection to pneumatic systems in the event of a broken compressed air hose or pipe. They immediately shut off the air supply should the volume of air exceed a set value.
The Glove Company has produced Chloronite, a lightweight chemical glove said to exceed industry standards for chemical protection in hand safety. The glove was rated with seven letters under EN 374, including >480 min resistance to MEK.
SAFC Commercial has launched the EX-CELL Advanced product line. Designed to address the needs of an industry where speed to market is important, the product line provides for increased performance, streamlines regulatory compliance and offers the supply chain security needed in the current biopharmaceutical environment.
The i-FlowLab from Peak Scientific provides on-site generation of nitrogen gas, delivering a continuous and consistent supply of high-purity nitrogen at the pressure and flow rates required to meet the demands of the user's laboratory or research facility.
Actril Cold Sterilant is a ready-to-use disinfectant and sterilant for hard surfaces commonly found in laboratories and pharmaceutical cleanrooms. It is suitable for surfaces made from non-porous materials such as plastics, stainless steel or glass.
Promega has released the 6 x 5 LC-MS/MS Peptide Reference Mix, a novel reagent and software combination. The reagent monitors LC and MS parameters while the complementary software reports on instrument performance, as well as performance history.
An opinion piece in the journal Nature, representing over 100 antibody experts around the world, has called for a standardised approach to the creation and use of antibodies in research and therapeutics.
Biotech start-up Solvanix was launched this week with funding from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF). The aim of the company is to commercialise a technology for improving stability and reducing the aggregation (stickiness) of fully human antibodies - a side effect of their purification, concentration and storage for use as therapeutic drugs.
Antibody provider Cell Signaling Technology (CST) has entered into a strategic partnership to supply antibodies for use in Dako companion diagnostics products.