Whether to rotate disinfectants has been debated in the pharmaceutical industry for years. If disinfectants are not used properly, microorganisms may remain on surfaces and proliferate in the environment. This article discusses the concept of disinfectant rotation and the current mainstream industry practice regarding it.
Testing for evidence of microbial contamination in bioprocessing has a long history — and can be expensive, slow, and burdensome. So suppliers, testing facilities, and regulators have been seeking improvements.