ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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An Engineering Control that provides containment by separating the process from the operator and environment in a sealed microenvironment. These systems can operate under negative, positive or ambient pressure and can be designed with laminar airflow, turbulent airflow or no airflow (passive system)

Publication Source: ISPE Good Practice Guide: Assessing the Particulate Containment Performance of Pharmaceutical Equipment (Second Edition)

Publication Date: 2012

See also: Isolator

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