what are the environmental condition of laundry area in pharma industry
Classification of laundry area depends upon type of products manufactured in the facility for which laundry services are used. For non-sterile normal products (non-penicillin, non-cytotoxic, non- hormonal products), the laundry should be located in well ventillated room (air supply through 10 to 15 micron filters. The air supplied is 100% fresh air.
For specialised products (Penicillin, Cytotoxic, Hormonal products), the laundry should be located in Grade D (Air cleanliness class of 100,000) room. A separate air handling unit is recommended to avoid cross contamination. Also separate entry-exit should be provided and followed.