Title: Addressing Microbial Contamination of Process Equipment, Paul Lopolito, Technical Services Specialist, Steris Corporation

Microbial contamination of process equipment is a concern for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, dietary ingredients and personal care industries. Microbial contamination issues can lead to delays in manufacturing and product release. This presentation will focus on three critical elements that have been effective in trouble-shooting and correcting microbial contamination issues at various sites. Paul Lopolito is a technical services specialist for the Life Sciences Division of STERIS Corporation (Mentor, Ohio). He currently provides global technical support related to critical environment and process research cleaners, which includes field support, site audits, training presentations and educational seminars. Paul has 13 years of industry experience within cGMP/ISO regulated facilities and has held positions as a technical services manager, manufacturing manager and laboratory manager. Paul has specific expertise in managing cross-functional projects related to process cleaning and critical environment operation with direct experience in biopharmaceutical and biomedical device industries. He earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences from Goucher College in Towson, MD.

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  •     Lopolito, Paul  -  Steris

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Company  Product  Process  Other  Subjects  Event  Event  Date  Location  Publication  Publication  Date Text  Descriptor
  • Steris

  • Cleanroom

  • Containment

  • Contamination Control


  • INTERPHEX 2011


  • 3/29/2011


  • New York, NY USA




  • Presentation