Tip of the Week – Cleaning and Disinfecting Ante Rooms and Clean Rooms


Cleaning and Disinfecting Ante Rooms and Clean Rooms. What needs to be cleaned daily and what needs to be cleaned monthly?

Daily cleaning & disinfecting is necessary for:                                                                       a. primary engineering control (PEC)
b. counter
c. any carts
d. floor
e. high-touch areas (e.g., phone, light-switch, doorknob, chair)

Monthly cleaning and disinfecting is necessary for:
a. ceiling
b. walls
c. any shelving
d. outer surfaces of the PEC

Don’t forget that all waste containers should be emptied daily! For more information check out the NAPRA Model Standards for Pharmacy Compounding of Non-Hazardous Sterile Preparation


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