Valsource names Jeffrey L. Hartman Senior Validation and QRM Consultant

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ValSource announced Jeffrey L. Hartman has joined North America’s largest independent validation services company as a Senior Validation and Quality Risk Management (“QRM”) Consultant. Prior to ValSource, Jeff Hartman spent 34 years with Merck, most recently serving as Director of Validation Quality Systems for Merck Manufacturing Division. Considering his future with ValSource, Hartman commented, “Candidly, I’m… Read more »

Survival and susceptibility of Burkholderia cepacia complex in chlorhexidine gluconate and benzalkonium chloride.

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Kim, Ahn, LiPuma, Hussong, and Cerniglia. 2015. Survival and susceptibility of Burkholderia cepacia complex in chlorhexidine gluconate and benzalkonium chloride. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology. Date: 21 Mar 2015 (online) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10295-015-1605-x Abstract The Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) includes opportunistic pathogenic bacteria that have occasionally been recovered from various pharmaceutical products, including antiseptics and disinfectants. Plausible reasons for the contamination… Read more »