April 10, 2008 — /ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL/ — The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology will offer contamination control professionals the opportunity to enhance their skills while at the same time allowing for exposure to real-world experience during the tutorial “Swabbing Protocols for Cleaning Validation.” The tutorial will take place the morning of Tuesday, May 6, 2008 during the 54th Annual Technical Meeting and Exposition, ESTECH 2008, held May 4-7 at the Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, IL.
The tutorial will feature hands-on demonstrations detailing proper swabbing techniques for high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and total organic carbon (TOC) for cleaning validation. Topics to be covered include proper methodology of sampling, review of cleaning validation challenges, and current industry practices. Participants will also learn about sampling materials requirements, swab material selection, vial handling, instrument loading, and how to improve recovery rates.
Registration and the ESTECH 2008 online advance program are available on the ESTECH web site.