This presentation covers:
• Jim Polarine Jr. MA., Senior Technical Service Manager at STERIS
With STERIS Corporation for 20 years, Jim’s current technical focus is microbial control in cleanrooms and other critical environments.
A frequent industry speaker, he has published several PDA book chapters and articles related to cleaning and disinfection and contamination control.
Active on PDA’s COVID-19 and Microbial Excursions Task Forces, Jim co-authored PDA’s Technical Report #70 on Cleaning and Disinfection. He teaches regulators from FDA, MHRA, HPRA, ANVISA, and ANMAT as well as the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. Jim is current President for the PDA Missouri Valley Chapter and Technical Coordinator for the IEST.
• Richard Chai, Technical Service Manager at STERIS
Based in Singapore, Richard has been providing technical support and training to customers related to bioburden control for cleanrooms, as well as cleaning and cleaning validation for product contact surfaces.
He is also a frequent industry speaker at industry events such as ISPE and PDA, and co-author of PDA book chapter.
Richard has been with STERIS for 5 years. Prior to joining STERIS, he has 16 years of manufacturing, validation and consultancy experience working in dry powder inhaler plant, biotech sterile fill and finish plant, medical device and biopharmaceutical facilities.