ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Equipment designed to protect individuals from hazards or biohazards (e.g., gloves, eye protection, respirators).

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE refers to gowns, gloves, booties, hair covers, hoods, respiratory protection, face masks, etc. intended to protect an operator from risks associated with the product or process.

NOTE: Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) covers devices designed only to protect the mouth and nose.

Publication Source: ISPE Good Practice Guide: Packaging, Labeling, and Warehousing Facilities (First Edition)

Publication Date: 2012

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