Isolators


Lesson Code: PST-1220. Introduces isolators and discusses the components and functions of different types of isolators.


  • Category: Aseptic Processing - Introduction

Description

This lesson is aimed at personnel who require an overview of how isolators are used in pharmaceutical and biologics processing, the different components of an isolator including transfer mechanisms and protective equipment, and how isolators can be cleaned and sanitized.

After completing this Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain why isolators are used in pharmaceutical and biologics processing
  • Name some of the applications of isolators
  • Describe the main components of an isolator and their functions
  • Describe the purpose of transfer ports on isolators
  • List three types of transfer ports and how each is used
  • Describe how isolators can be cleaned and sanitized

Keywords: Cleaning in Place (CIP), Climate Controls, Contamination, Containment, Gassing Systems, Gloves, Half-Suits, HEPA Filters, Isolator, Manual Wet Process, Transfer Ports