April 2017 : State of Pharmacy Compounding - Vol.14 No. 4 - Page #20
Category: Cleanrooms/Modular Cleanrooms

Notwithstanding the USP <797>-inspired jump in cleanroom installations that occurred in 2009-2010, many hospitals find that their cleanrooms are beginning to show signs of age. Hospital pharmacies with cleanrooms less than 5 years old dipped under 50% this year, down from a high of 85% in 2010. This aging infrastructure, combined with the new requirements in USP <800>, is driving the strong interest in new cleanroom installations.

As we do every year, we invite you to take advantage of our Compounding Slide Kit. Pharmacy Purchasing & Products is happy to provide much of the data you find on the following pages as PowerPoint slides. You are welcome to use this data in your own presentations; we hope it serves as a valuable support as you make the case for additional investments at your facility. And you are certainly welcome to incorporate the data into presentations you may make externally to educate your colleagues on compounding opportunities they may be considering. Simply access the slides on our website (



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