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Carbon Dioxide Safety – Why It’s Important to Monitor Carbon Dioxide

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : August 19, 2021

What is Carbon Dioxide? Carbon dioxide is the fourth most abundant gas in the earth’s atmosphere after nitrogen, oxygen, and argon. At room temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) is a colorless, odorless, non-flammable gas, but at different temperatures and pressures, carbon dioxide can be a liquid or a solid (i.e., dry ice). Carbon dioxide is produced […]

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Gas Monitors Improve Safety in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : May 05, 2021

The manufacture of pharmaceutical products is a complex and multi-stage operation that can include processes such as blending, wet and dry granulation, milling, hot-melt extrusion, coating, and tablet pressing. Producing the exact formulation, release rate, consistency, and dosage form requires many chemical compounds and substances. Among the mare active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), the primary and […]

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When Freshness Counts – Modified Atmosphere Packaging

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 12, 2021

Centuries ago, merchants and shippers would place a lit candle inside barrels used to store biscuits before closing the lid. The idea was that the candle flame would deplete the oxygen inside the barrel to help keep the biscuits from spoiling. These days, the candle flame has been replaced by processes called Modified Atmosphere Packaging […]

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Safe Use of Liquid Nitrogen in Food Processing Plants

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : February 03, 2021

In December 2020,  two employees working at a Vernon, California food processing plant lost consciousness and died following an apparent liquid nitrogen leak. On January 28, 2021, there were several fatalities, and many other employees became sick, after being exposed to nitrogen gas when a liquid nitrogen line ruptured at a food processing plant in […]

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Air Delivery of Super-Cooled COVID-19 Vaccines

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : December 09, 2020

There are several potential COVID-19 vaccines that may soon be available for widespread distribution. In particular, the United Kingdom has recently approved Pfizer’s vaccine, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering extending Emergency Use Authorization to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. That is certainly promising news, but storage, transportation, and delivery of these […]

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What are Oxygen Deficiency Monitors?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 30, 2020

What is an Oxygen Deficient Environment? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines an environment in which oxygen levels fall below 19.5 percent as an oxygen-deficient atmosphere, which should be treated as immediately dangerous to health or life. When there is not enough oxygen in the air, persons within the affected area may become […]

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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot…the Cold Truth About Vaccine Handling and Storage

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 18, 2020

In modern times, vaccines have been widely used to keep people healthy by protecting them from serious illnesses and diseases. Worldwide, vaccines annually prevent millions of deaths, and their utilization is responsible, in many parts of the globe, for the nearly total eradication of numerous diseases, including polio, measles, and smallpox. According to the U.S. […]

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Brewers Safely Capture and Reuse Carbon Dioxide

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 11, 2020

Brewing beer produces carbon dioxide (CO2), especially during fermentation (the process by which yeast converts sugars into alcohol). Estimates are that fermentation yields three times as much carbon dioxide as is actually needed to produce (including brewing, canning, and bottling) each batch of beer, with up to 15 grams of CO2 generated per pint of […]

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