Optimise your Contamination Control Strategy

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An optimised and effective Contamination Control Strategy (CCS) helps your organisation spend less time cleaning and more time manufacturing.

The experts at Ecolab Life Sciences are dedicated to helping you drive the best possible strategy to meet and exceed the GMP Annex 1* CCS requirements.

*EU GMP Annex 1 Manufacture of Sterile Medicinal Products (2022)

Partner with the experts to build an effective, compliant Contamination Control Strategy

The requirements of Annex 1 can be extensive - make sure you’re ready!

The recent update of Annex 1 has introduced the mandatory requirement for pharmaceutical manufacturers to have a Contamination Control Strategy in place.

As global experts in contamination control, we’re with you every step of the way. Whether you’re in the process of defining, developing or maintaining your CCS, we can work with you to help build a compliant strategy for cleaning, disinfection and bio-decontamination.

We’ve created a guide that details:

  • The overall aim of a Contamination Control Strategy
  • The principal elements CCS must cover
  • How Ecolab’s experts can support you in achieving an improved state of control

How Ecolab’s experts can provide support

Ecolab Life Sciences is trusted around the world for delivering compliant solutions in cleaning, disinfection and bio-decontamination. Our Global Technical Consultants (GTCs) are an international team of Pharmaceutical Microbiologists with decades of industry experience.

Learn more about our world-class GTC services and how they can help your organisation.

Matt Cokely

Senior Global Technical Consultant

10+ years’ pharmaceutical experience specialising in microbiology

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Laura Brennan

Senior Global Corporate Account Scientific Project Manager

Highly proficient in the execution of global customer disinfection validation projects

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David Keen

Director, Microbiology Consulting Services and Validation

Current chair of Pharmig, a pharmaceutical microbiology organisation

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David Collins

Global Corporate Account Technical Project Manager

Microbiologist in the pharmaceutical and personal care product industries

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Helen Gates

Senior Strategic Technical Consultant

Microbiologist with over 15 years working in the pharmaceutical industry

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Juliana Nassette

Global Technical Consultant

Graduate Biomedical Scientist experienced within the pharmaceutical, biocides and disinfectants industry

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Madison Hoal

Global Technical Consultant

Pharmaceutical microbiologist specialising in the implementation and optimisation of cleaning and disinfection regimes

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Don Singer

Senior Microbiology Technical Consultant, North America

Member of the USP Microbiology Committee of Experts

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Our GTCs will guide you through the steps necessary to build a compliant Contamination Control Strategy

Our expertise

We proactively monitor regulatory changes in industry through engagement with relevant bodies such as EP, USP, PDA, CEN, FDA & EPA.

Identifying the gaps

We will work with you to reduce the risks, providing documentation and validation support.

Recognising the risks

Our experts conduct an in-depth review to help identify, assess and document the risks to your cleanroom contamination control.

Change management

Ecolab will support you through the process with a customised end-to-end change management plan.

Insights with the Experts

CCS Technical Service - How Ecolab can help

The need for CCS - What is it?

CCS Technical Webinars

Annex 1: The Final Version – Impact to Contamination Control with Cleaning, Disinfection and Decontamination

Matt Cokely


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Contamination Control Strategy For Cleaning and Disinfection – A Case Study

Guest speaker

Tim Sandle PhD.


Helen Gates


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