Wiping Tip: Cleaning of Compounding Area

Cleaning of Compounding Area
  • Use 70% isopropyl alcohol and low-linting wipes (wipes can be presaturated) to clean the compounding area prior to the beginning of each shift
  • Allow alcohol to remain for at least 30 seconds
  • Clean from back to front and top to bottom and avoid contact and contamination of the HEPA filter
  • Remember to wear gloves approved for clean room use and lint-free wipes

Source: courses.washington.edu/pharm504/USP797Lecture.ppt