Why is the validation of the cleanroom or flow cabinet so important? That is a question often asked to our validation engineers. According to ISO14644-1:2015, cleanrooms and flow cabinets have to be validated in accordance with a maintenance and validation programme tailored to the individual process. Depending on the ISO class, cleanrooms with ISO class 6 or higher are usually validated with an interval of 12 months, for cleanrooms or flow cabinets with ISO class 5 or lower, the validation interval is usually 6 months.
How are cleanrooms validated?
Validation is done according to a standard predetermined international (ISO14644-1:2015) validation protocol, it serves to ensure that the cleanroom is properly designed, installed and functions for its intended ISO classification..