We  give our packaging        area  class E  we norally do monitoring  by
air
sampler once each two weeks and do a random swabbing in the area. just to
add to the history of this area environment , no standard limit for it  .I
think air sampling is more than enough .
Radwan
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carol Lihs" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2001 11:11 PM
Subject: [PMFLIST] RODAC plates


> Greetings to all--
>
>      Can anyone see the advantage to  doing RODAC plates on walls in a
packaging
> area for a non-sterile solid oral dosage form?  I really think that air
sampling
> would give more valuable results in this situation but I can't seem to get
my
> point across.  I'm discussing this with some non-microbiologists who are
(I
> think) confusing  our packaging area with a Class 100 Clean Room.  Help,
I
> really need some opinions from the experts.
>
>           Carol Lihs
>           Sr. Microbiologist
>           GlaxoSmithKline
>
>
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