Performance of equipment is assured by 1) contracted preventive maintenance services and 2) regular validation by outcome measurement (list as following).
Rack Washer and Bottle Washer (Coming Soon!)
Microbiological or ATP load on washed items (e.g. cages and water bottles)
Animal drinking water supplying systems
Membrane filtration of water and culture for heterologous plate count, coliform count, and Pseudomonous aeruginosacount
Water hardness monitoring
Free chlorine concentration measurement
Bioindicator and temperature logging
Vaporised hydogen peroxide decontamination chamber:
Animal Transfer Stations
CFU count on settle plates, air flow velocity test and HEPA filter leak test
Life Supporting Systems for Individually Ventilated Cage
Daily equipment inspection
Electronic Balances Validation
Validation of electronic balances being used for mice weighting. Validation includes Repeatability Test and Off-Center Loading Test.